Tag: habitat restoration

  • Bill to Recruit, Retain, Reactivate Hunters Heads to Trump’s Desk

    Bipartisan legislation keeping the government open and investing in conservation to become law (Washington, D.C.)—Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill to safeguard hunting traditions, while paving the way for new investments in conservation. Bipartisan legislation to fund the government through September 2020 cleared both chambers and included language allowing […]

  • U.S. House Passes Bipartisan Fish Habitat Legislation

    Bill will establish more consistent federal funding for habitat conservation programs Alexandria, VA – December 11, 2019 – Bipartisan legislation to support public-private partnerships focused on conserving and maintaining healthy fisheries passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnership Act (H.R. 1747), introduced by U.S. Reps. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) and Marc Veasey (D-Texas), would […]

  • Sportfishing Industry Supports Introduction of Sport Fish Restoration Program Reauthorization

    Trust fund contributes nearly $650 million annually to critical fisheries conservation and boating programs Alexandria, VA – October 23, 2019 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) expressed its strong support for bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (SFRBTF), which was introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The SFRBTF, […]