land and water conservation fund

Bureau of Land Management

President Trump’s proposed budget includes significant cuts to the Department of Interior, including the National Park Service. 

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

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.

  • Idaho courtrooms are facing a shortage of reporters.
  • The Land and Water Conservation Fund gets permanent funding.
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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.