With the right version of the Farm Bill, America’s wildlife could come out on top. With the wrong version, there is a lot that it stands to lose.
Posts Tagged: Farm Bill
A new report released today by the Environmental Working Group and Defenders highlights the massive wildlife habitat loss stemming from unlimited and unregulated crop insurance subsidies like the ones on the pending 2012 farm bill. New research from the report indicates that, between 2008 and 2011, over 23 million acres of viable wildlife habitat were… Read more »
The House Agriculture Committee approved massive funding cuts and damaging policy changes to the 2012 Farm Bill that put our nation’s wildlife at serious risk.
Congress puts wildlife at risk on private land by leaving vital conservation measures out of Farm Bill
Senate approves Farm Bill amendment that improves wildlife conservation on 250 million acres by requiring buffers around waterways.