Tag: wildlife funding

June 15, 2022

House passes the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted legislation aimed at ensuring the future of U.S. fish and wildlife conservation funding in a Tuesday evening bipartisan vote. In a press release commending...

June 2, 2022

Neotropical migrant projects receive $21M in grants

Through the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act, 28 conservation projects in 18 countries across the Americas will receive $21 million in federal grants and matching funds, the U.S. Fish and...

May 19, 2022

Newly introduced bill would expand migratory bird protections

A new bill introduced to the U.S. Senate would reauthorize and expand migratory bird conservation programs funded by the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act. The Migratory Birds of the Americas...

March 25, 2016

Wildlife funding could better prioritize recovery

Some threatened and endangered species would be better off if Congress would show them the money rather than allocating funding to other species that don’t need it as much, a...

May 12, 2015

Migratory Birds Benefit from Partnerships

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that more than $18 million will go to fund 27 collaborative conservation projects across the Americas through the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act...

Eastern hellbender
March 26, 2015

Teaming with Wildlife Brings Bipartisan Success

Even though the Teaming with Wildlife Fly-In advocating for funding for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants is over, TWS members and staff have been busy finalizing support from Members of...

Ag Appropriations
March 25, 2015

TWS Submits Testimony to Agriculture Appropriations

As part of the continuing appropriations process, TWS submitted written testimony to the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. Similar...

Ken Williams
March 20, 2015

TWS Executive Director Testifies Before Congress

Byron “Ken” Williams, Executive Director of TWS, testified in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on behalf of TWS members. The Subcommittee held a...