Land and Water Conservation Fund

An Economic Stimulus Plan that is Good for Families, Recreation and Our Public Lands

  |   May 12, 2020

Numerous vulnerabilities in our economic and healthcare systems have come to light during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the crisis has also highlighted just how much Americans love—and need—to connect with …

Why Public Lands and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Matter to America’s Veterans & Their Families

Thump, thump. “Shhhhhh, stop throwing rocks, you are going to scare the fish,” said my grandfather. Heeding this warning and watching him slowly wade up the river to sneak up …

5 Incredible Species Helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Often called America’s most successful conservation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) — at no cost to taxpayers — expands and supports parks, forests, wildlife refuges, seashores, rivers, …

Ten Big Wins For Land, Water and Wildlife

This week the President signed the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act. Aptly named for the late Congressman and conservation champion John D. Dingell, Jr., this bill …

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Preserving Martin Luther King…

Nearly 30 U.S. Cities Urge Congress to Save Land and…

Saving the Land and Water Conservation Fund is about Saving…

How the Land and Water Conservation Fund Supports Trail Running

My forefoot strikes dirt, my toes push off and the other foot follows suit. Prairie grasses brush my shins as I run the Bloody Knife Trail up a hill above …

How Do You Protect 2 Million Acres of Wild Lands?

Think about a park, forest, hiking trail, or wild lands you visit to experience and enjoy wildlife. It could be a big place like California’s Kings Canyon National Park, the …

Investing in Recreation, Keeping Wildlife Within Reach

Whether or not you’ve heard of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, odds are that you have benefitted from it. Since 1964, LWCF provides funding for all the small parks, …

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