Tag: conservation program

  • Humana Joins Union Sportsmen’s Alliance as Take Kids Fishing Host Sponsor

    Humana Joins Union Sportsmen’s Alliance as Take Kids Fishing Host Sponsor

    Spring Hill, Tenn. —Through an agreement signed on April 1, Humana will support the USA’s Work Boots on the Ground conservation program as the official 2021 Take Kids Fishing Host Sponsor. The sponsorship will aid in the purchase of approximately 4,000 fishing rod and reel combos, which will be provided at no cost to participants at […]

  • Interior Announces Plans to Strengthen LWCF

    Interior Announces Plans to Strengthen LWCF

    New Order Revokes Policy Actions That Undermined Bipartisan Conservation Program WASHINGTON — The Interior Department today took steps to strengthen the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) by rescinding Trump administration policies that significantly undermined the landmark conservation program. Secretarial Order 3396 revokes an order signed on November 9, 2020 (Secretarial Order 3388) that unilaterally imposed new restrictions […]

  • House Passes Legislation to Fund Waterfowl Habitat Restoration

    House Passes Legislation to Fund Waterfowl Habitat Restoration

    An overwhelmingly bipartisan vote advances the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (Washington, D.C.) – The House has passed the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (H.R. 925), which would reauthorize a highly successful habitat conservation program benefiting migratory birds and other wildlife at up to $60 million annually through 2024. Since its inception in […]

  • NWTF celebrates passage of Natural Resources Management Act

    NWTF celebrates passage of Natural Resources Management Act

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation applauds the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a public lands package containing critical conservation program reauthorizations and provisions benefiting sportsmen and women nationwide. Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-AK, and Maria Cantwell, D-WA, introduced the bill in January.  The permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water […]