Idaho state representative Merrill Beyeler and Idaho's Wilderness Society state director Craig Gehrke discuss the expiration of the Land Water Conservation Fund with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
Congress failed to renew the Land Water Conservation Fund and the federal program that has provided funds to aid land and water conservation since 1965 has expired. Idaho Matters looks at the impact on Idaho's landscape.
Gemma Gaudette discusses the sunset of the Land & Water Conservation Fund with Tim Murphy, retired state director for the Bureau of Land Management in Idaho; Craig Gehrke, the Idaho state director with the Wilderness Society; rancher and state representative Merrill Beyeler and Butte County Commissioner Rose Bernal on Idaho Matters on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund was established in 1965 by Congress to provide funds and grants to governments at all levels to purchase lands for preservation and conservation.
Idaho Parks and Recreation Department director David Langhorst and University of Idaho history professor and High Country News columnist Adam Sowards discuss the impact of the expiration of the Land Water Conservation Fund with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.