President Biden reinstates critical conservation measures in marine monument off Cape Cod

October 21st, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a proclamation restoring protections for Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument, while maintaining access for recreational fishing. The National Monument is composed of two units, the Canyons Unit and the Seamounts Unit, each showcasing unique geological features that anchor vulnerable ecological communities threatened by varied uses, climate change and related impacts. […]

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Key federal conservation program strengthened

February 17th, 2021

The U.S. Department of the Interior has taken steps to strengthen the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) by revoking an order signed on November 9, 2020, that imposed restrictions to inhibit the availability of LWCF funding for federal land and water acquisitions. “The Land and Water Conservation Fund has been crucial to protecting public […]

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U.S. Senate unanimously passes America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

September 24th, 2020

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed America’s Conservation Enhancement Act, (ACE Act), a package of natural resource management and conservation provisions that the recreational sportfishing industry touts as “a massive win,” according to the American Sportfishing Association (ASA). “The ACE Act would be a massive win for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country,” said ASA government affairs […]

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