The Association Applauds Congress and the Administration for Enacting the Historic America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S.3051)

Washington D.C. (October 30, 2020)- Today, the Association, along with the nation’s hunters, anglers, conservationists, and outdoor enthusiasts of every kind, celebrated the President’s signing of the most important fish and wildlife legislation enacted this congressional session, S. 3051, the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (ACE Act). The bill ensures continuation of two of the most successful… Continue reading The Association Applauds Congress and the Administration for Enacting the Historic America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S.3051)

House Sends Another Landmark Win for Conservation to the President’s Desk

Congress cements the future of important programs and funding sources that benefit deer, fish, waterfowl, and watershed restoration efforts (Washington, D.C.) — In a flurry of votes under suspension of the rules today, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that will help improve fish habitat, restore wetlands, boost chronic wasting disease research, invest… Continue reading House Sends Another Landmark Win for Conservation to the President’s Desk

House Passes Package of Conservation, Access Bills

America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, or ACE Act, would expand public access, restore habitat and improve opportunities for hunters and anglers; Senate passed in September WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote today legislation, America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (ACE Act, S. 3051), which encompasses a range of programs beneficial to fish and… Continue reading House Passes Package of Conservation, Access Bills

Sportfishing Industry Celebrates House Passage of America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

Landmark conservation bill now moves to the President for his signature Alexandria, VA. – October 1, 2020 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed without objection America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, a historic package of bills to benefit fish and wildlife conservation throughout the nation. With the U.S. Senate unanimously passing the ACE Act on September… Continue reading Sportfishing Industry Celebrates House Passage of America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

House of Representatives Passes Great American Outdoors Act

Bill now goes to the President to be signed into law Alexandria, VA – July 22, 2020 – By a vote of 310 to 107, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), a landmark legislative package to fund access to and maintenance of the nation’s public lands. With GAOA having previously… Continue reading House of Representatives Passes Great American Outdoors Act

Conservation Groups Call on U.S. House to Pass ACE Act

The bipartisan legislation will address growing challenges to species and habitat health (Washington, D.C.)—More than 50 conservation groups are banding together and calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass bipartisan legislation that invests in wetlands, fisheries, chronic wasting disease research, and the Chesapeake Bay. In early January, the Senate passed the America’s Conservation Enhancement… Continue reading Conservation Groups Call on U.S. House to Pass ACE Act

Senate Unanimously Passes Massive Package of Conservation Bills

ACE Act represents consensus priorities of hunting and angling community;BHA urges House to advance to president’s desk WASHINGTON – Earlier today the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a diverse package of conservation measures, the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, or ACE Act (S. 3051). The bipartisan bill represents a number of consensus priorities for hunters and anglers,… Continue reading Senate Unanimously Passes Massive Package of Conservation Bills

NWTF pleased with Senate EPW committee passage of conservation legislation

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation is pleased with the Senate’s Environmental and Public Works Committee passage of America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, S.3051, a bill that includes numerous measures for wildlife conservation, including the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act, an NWTF priority. The Pittman-Robertson Modernization provision, originally S.2092, sponsored by… Continue reading NWTF pleased with Senate EPW committee passage of conservation legislation

Senate Committee Passes Robust Package to Advance Conservation

December 17, 2019 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) voted to advance the recently introduced America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) out of Committee on a bipartisan voice vote. In advance of the Committee’s vote on S. 3051, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) sent a letter to the Committee in support of the bill.… Continue reading Senate Committee Passes Robust Package to Advance Conservation