land and water conservation fund Trump Budget Includes Cuts To Interior, National Parks By Amanda Peacher • Mar 12, 2019 Bureau of Land Management President Trump’s proposed budget includes significant cuts to the Department of Interior, including the National Park Service. LWCF Gets Permanent Funding To Preserve Lands By Richard Copeland • Feb 21, 2019 THE NATURE CONSERVANCY Listen Listening... / 11:04 Craig Gehrke, Idaho director of The Wilderness Society, discusses the funding of the LWCF with Idaho Matters on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The Land and Water Conservation Fund is a 54-year-old congressional act that helps federal, state and local governments to purchase land for preservation and public use. Questions were raised as it was allowed to expire this past October, but last week, it was permanently renewed and we look at how the LWCF helps conserve Idaho lands. On The Thursday, February 21, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters By Richard Copeland • Feb 20, 2019 Idaho courtrooms are facing a shortage of reporters. The Land and Water Conservation Fund gets permanent funding. Survey finds LGBT+ students feel unsafe in school. House Democrats Eye Resurrecting Environmental Fund By James Dawson • Jan 2, 2019 Bureau of Land Management On Thursday, Democrats take back control of the House. Among several priorities is reviving a popular bipartisan conservation program that’s been dead for months.