LWCF

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Nine Wildlife Wins in 2020

It’s true that the past year has been dominated by headlines of gloom and doom. The disruption, uncertainty, and extreme hardship that has resulted from the global pandemic and economic …

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, …

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

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…

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 …

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 …

On the Endangered List: The Land and Water Conservation Fund

You might expect our political leaders to champion a 50-year-plus program that has conserved more than 500 million acres in every state and nearly every county for wildlife habitat, hunting, …

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