Thank you, Senator Cantwell, for your conservation leadership!

Thank you, Senator Cantwell, for your conservation leadership!

Washington Senator Maria Cantwell is a tenacious leader when it comes to conservation, speaking strongly on behalf of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, equitable access to national parks and public lands, and science-based forest restoration to improve wildlife habitat and protect communities from wildfire. Will you show that Washingtonians deeply appreciate her leadership by sending a … Continued

Momentous legislation introduced to fund wildlife recovery

The bi-partisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2016 (HR 5650) would provide a dedicated funding source for rare and at-risk wildlife By Mitch Friedman, Executive Director and Paula Swedeen, Carnivore Policy Lead On July 7, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced a historic bill to change the way America funds the … Continued

CNW Fire Dispatch #5 – Cantwell fire policy hearing

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of our dispatches from staff that live or work in the areas impacted by this year’s fires. By Mitch Friedman, Executive Director Today, I attended a field hearing on fire policy hosted by Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senator John Barrasso (R-WY). Sen. Cantwell opened the hearing by saying “every dollar spent on (fire) … Continued

Only 50 days to reauthorize our most important conservation program

Please sign the petition today asking Congress to reauthorize our nation’s most important conservation program.  Content from our friends at The Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition and Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition Time is ticking down and as of today there are only 50 days left until America’s most important conservation and recreation program expires. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), … Continued