Tag Archive: LWCF

Two Programs Critical to the Refuge System

Right now we have an opportunity to help by demonstrating support for two programs critical to the Refuge System: the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA).

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/03/two-programs-critical-to-the-refuge-system/

Important Conservation Easements Established in Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area

More than 5,300 acres of lands have been added, thanks to several recent conservation partnerships formed by Florida ranchers, sportsmen, state and federal agencies and non-profits.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/important-conservation-easements-established-in-everglades-headwaters-national-wildlife-refuge-and-conservation-area/

National Wildlife Refuge Association Applauds President’s FY 2017 Budget

Budget request includes a recommendation to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million, and $506.6 million for the Refuge System’s Operations and Maintenance budget, which is an increase over the current FY16 budget ($481 million).

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/national-wildlife-refuge-association-applauds-presidents-fy-2017-budget/

President Calls for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund

President Obama announced plans to request full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in his FY17 budget request.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/president-calls-for-full-funding-of-land-and-water-conservation-fund/

Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorized for Three Years & Proposed Road through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Rejected

Of the $450 million for LWCF, the Refuge System will receive $68.5 million for projects next year.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/12/land-and-water-conservation-fund-reauthorized-for-three-years-proposed-road-through-izembek-national-wildlife-refuge-rejected/

New Draft House Bill Would Gut The Land And Water Conservation Fund

Today a draft bill was released to re-write one of the most successful conservation programs in U.S. history, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and if enacted, would essentially end the federal side of the program.

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/11/new-draft-house-bill-would-gut-the-land-and-water-conservation-fund/

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Vital in the Face of Climate Change

President Obama will be traveling to the Everglades on Wednesday to make an Earth Day announcement about efforts to combat climate change and sea level rise at four landscapes throughout the nation. While his message focuses on parks in honor …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/04/the-land-and-water-conservation-fund-vital-in-the-face-of-climate-change/

Friends Come to Washington for Public Witness Day

Yesterday, March 18, was Public Witness Day. Hosted by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, Public Witness Day is an opportunity for Americans from all over the nation to speak to decision-makers about funding priorities for …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/03/friends-come-to-washington-for-public-witness-day/

2016 Legislative Priorities Document Released

    The National Wildlife Refuge System should receive at least $506.6 million in operations and maintenance funding in FY17, according to a new report released by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. This and other legislative priorities are included in …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/02/2016-legislative-priorities-document-released/

The Birding Community E-Bulletin February 2015

This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2015/02/the-birding-community-e-bulletin-february-2015/

Older posts «