Ducks Unlimited commends $46 million for NAWCA

House and Senate increase NAWCA appropriations in government funding measure WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 19, 2019 – The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate agreed to government funding legislation that includes $46 million in appropriations for the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), $4 million over the baseline funding level. This legislation… Continue reading Ducks Unlimited commends $46 million for NAWCA

Senate Committee Advances Key Public Lands Bills and DOI Nominee

Sportsmen and women can celebrate bipartisan support for mandatory LWCF funding, but a parks maintenance backlog bill doesn’t go far enough to create solutions for public lands (Washington, D.C.) – In a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee meeting today, decision-makers voted to advance legislation to invest in public lands access and maintenance. The big… Continue reading Senate Committee Advances Key Public Lands Bills and DOI Nominee

New Study: 3 Billion Birds Lost

Research Highlights Urgent Need for Increased Wildlife Funding  “The dramatic declines in bird populations documented in this study are deeply concerning, but not surprising. We are seeing similar declines in wildlife populations across North America and around the world.” WASHINGTON (September 19, 2019) — A new study in the journal Science has found the cumulative loss of… Continue reading New Study: 3 Billion Birds Lost

Regulatory Changes Make Recovery of Endangered Species More Difficult

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2019) — Publishing regulatory changes that weaken wildlife protections provided by the Endangered Species Act during a wildlife crisis is the wrong policy at the wrong time. “America’s wildlife desperately demands scalable solutions to save the one-third of species at heightened risk of extinction,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife… Continue reading Regulatory Changes Make Recovery of Endangered Species More Difficult

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Showcases Bipartisanship at Clays Competition

May 16, 2018 (Washington, DC) – Yesterday, nearly 30 bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members put politics aside and joined members of the sportsmen’s conservation community for a day of trap, skeet, and sporting clays outside Washington, DC. The annual Congressional Clays Competition allows Republicans and Democrats to come together and enjoy a shared tradition… Continue reading Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Showcases Bipartisanship at Clays Competition