Conservation News

Wildlife Subcommittee discusses conservation bills

The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife considered several conservation bills last week, including one that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. The “North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act” (H.R.

Laura Bies

Interior announces NAWCA grants

The Department of Interior has announced the approval of $23.8 million in grants for waterfowl and wetland conservation. The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission issued the grants, which will be awarded to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the conservation of nearly 135,000 acres of wetland and associated upland