Congress is now beginning work in earnest to pass the year’s appropriations bills that provide the funding for many federal programs – including those that protect and conserve our nation’s wildlife and its habitat.
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Next week, Congress comes back from recess – but wait until you see what they have in store for the programs our nation’s wildlife and wild places depend on.
Last week, Defenders welcomed advocates from around the country to talk to Congress about the importance of funding wildlife programs. Hear from guest blogger Christian Wohlfeil about how protecting wildlife is critical to helping his small Montana business succeed.
Senate committee releases its funding proposal for the Interior Department and braces for the worst. Defenders’ VP of Government Relations Robert Dewey warns of the coming attacks on endangered species.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ funding proposal contains dozens of non-spending related, anti-environmental policy provisions that could bankrupt citizens of their right to weigh in on decisions that affect public lands and wildlife.