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Items Tagged with 'National Wildlife Federation'



Judge tosses NRCS Swampbuster rule

The Natural Resources Conservation Service will have to come up with a new rule explaining how it plans to determine whether farmers have wetlands on their property, after a federal judge tossed a 2020 rule in response to a lawsuit from the National Wildlife Federation.
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Opinion: Congress should build on CRP’s impressive record of success

In this opinion piece, Collin O’Mara of the National Wildlife Federation, Whit Fosburgh of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Marilyn Vetter of Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever and Adam Putnam of Ducks Unlimited discuss how Congress can continue to build on the Conservation Reserve Program’s success in addressing conservation challenges while benefiting farmers, wildlife and the environment.

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BLM prioritizes conservation in new rule

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to give conservation uses of the land it manages “equal footing” with grazing, energy production, mining, and recreation, and to even allow companies to lease lands for environmental mitigation.
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