Congress should permanently invest in Land and Water Conservation Fund

Congress should permanently invest in Land and Water Conservation Fund

Photo: Katharine Egli

Like so many American children, I looked forward to Christmas all year. I loved hearing my mother’s beautiful voice singing “O Holy Night” during Christmas Eve service. I treasured the bustle of warmth and love that filled our home as friends and family gathered to celebrate together. That countdown to Christmas morning started with finding the perfect Christmas tree.

My father preferred white pines, “very full” with … [more…]

Sweeping federal conservation act provides protection for Tennessee land, water

photo: U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, left, looks into the Chattanooga valley as he walks with chief ranger Todd Roeder, center, and Tricia Mims with the Friends of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Parks

Photo: U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, left, looks into the Chattanooga valley as he walks with chief ranger Todd Roeder, center, and Tricia Mims with the Friends of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Parks during a visit to Point Park on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Lookout Mountain, Tenn. Sen. Alexander visited the park to push for a bill that he says will help address maintenance backlogs at federal parks like … [more…]

Poll: 74 Percent of Americans Want Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorized, Funded

New Poll Shows 74 Percent of Americans Want Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorized, Funded

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new national poll conducted for the National Wildlife Federation and released today shows three out of every four Americans want to see the permanent reauthorization and full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O’Mara said the results show the American people want Congress to ensure this critical program continues to support outdoor recreation for families, hunters and … [more…]

Congress Should Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund

photo: sportsmen supporting Land and Water Conservation Fund

Congress has the opportunity to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before they recess for the holidays, and every member should vote yes on one of the most important conservation and recreation programs in the country. Sportsmen’s Alliance members can contact their congressmen using the Legislative Action Center.

The LWCF was established in Congress in 1964 to safeguard our natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage, as well

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