Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Preserving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Public lands were created for all Americans – no matter their race, age, gender, religion or socioeconomic status. They are a uniquely American idea that is rooted in deep sense of egalitarianism. While each of …

Nearly 30 U.S. Cities Urge Congress to Save Land and Water Conservation Fund

Local Elected Officials Call on Congressional Leaders to reauthorize and fully fund the successful conservation program. The Land and Water Conservation Fund plays a critical role  in supporting outdoor recreation, …

Saving the Land and Water Conservation Fund is about Saving Culture & a Way of Life

Being a sportsman and conservationist, I have seen firsthand the declining numbers of young hunters and anglers. I recognize the importance of getting younger generations into the field, passing down …

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 …

How the Land and Water Conservation Fund Supports Trail Running

How Do You Protect 2 Million Acres of Wild Lands?

Investing in Recreation, Keeping Wildlife Within Reach

Bear Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park. Photo Credit: William Wiley

Congressional Budget Deal Includes Wins for Wildlife & Conservation

At a time when so many issues seem hopelessly entangled by the growing partisan divide, wildlife conservation is repeatedly emerging as one area for bipartisan consensus. Just this week, a …

Next Step for Core Conservation Fund

Since the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) was signed into law in 1964, it has protected important wildlife habitat including more than 500 million acres of land. The Fund …

Birthday Gift Ideas for the National Wildlife Refuge System!

Here are a few ideas: Better fund the refuges Our public lands include more than 560 national wildlife refuges and 38 wetland management districts covering more than 150 million acres …

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