If you care about wildlife, then by extension you should be interested in what happens on Capitol Hill and how that helps or harms wildlife in America. But no individual can possibly track all of the important legislation or sort through the maze of laws each session. So we do it for you.
Posts Categorized: Congress
The state of Alaska is pursuing aggressive “predator control” measures on our national wildlife refuges, targeting bears, wolves and other wildlife on land that was meant for their conservation.
Today, May 20th is Endangered Species Day, a celebration of America’s wildlife and of the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act in recovering the plants and animals most at risk of extinction.
In a major win for wildlife and public lands, the damaging provision to give away thousands of acres of Vieques National Wildlife Refuge has been dropped.
In this session of Congress alone, we have seen over 100 legislative attacks on the ESA and an inestimable number of other anti-wildlife, anti-environmental proposals.