Trump Administration Furthers Commitment to One Trillion Trees Initiative

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council (Council), which will be responsible for coordinating the Federal government’s support of the global One Trillion Trees Initiative. The EO names U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt as co-chair of the Council, along with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “President… Continue reading Trump Administration Furthers Commitment to One Trillion Trees Initiative

New California Executive Order Recognizes the Compatibility of Conservation and Outdoor Recreation

State agencies and stakeholders will work jointly to identify strategies for enhancing conservation efforts Alexandria, VA – October 8, 2020 – Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that establishes a framework to conserve 30% of the state’s lands and coastal waters by 2030. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is hopeful that the process set forward by the… Continue reading New California Executive Order Recognizes the Compatibility of Conservation and Outdoor Recreation

Sportfishing Industry Sees Opportunities, Concerns in New Seafood Executive Order

Federal government seeks to expand U.S. aquaculture and commercial fishing May 8, 2020 – Alexandria, Va. – A new Executive Order aimed at increasing U.S. seafood markets received a mixed response from the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the trade association representing the recreational fishing industry, and Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), the largest marine resource conservation organization… Continue reading Sportfishing Industry Sees Opportunities, Concerns in New Seafood Executive Order