Tag Archives: Land and Water Conservation Fund

Interior Department plans to strengthen key conservation program

Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Interior Department took steps to strengthen the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), drawing praise from NMMA and the broader outdoor recreation community. Secretarial Order 3396 revokes an order signed on November 9, 2020 (Secretarial Order 3388) that imposed restrictions to inhibit the availability of LWCF funding for federal land and water acquisitions. “The Land and Water Conservation Fund has been ...

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Boating and the environment

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin Labor Day afternoon I received an email from the White House inviting me to join President Trump and other leaders the next day for an event regarding Florida’s environment. Florida’s environment has always been important to me and the event was at one of our state’s most special sites, the Jupiter Lighthouse, so I quickly accepted. During ...

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Industry leaders applaud recent Senate efforts for outdoor recreation

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) members recently applauded the Senate for introducing a bipartisan bill, the Great American Outdoors Act, that prioritizes the $20 billion maintenance backlog facing public lands and waters and fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). It includes the Restore Our Parks Act (ROPA), which would help improve key outdoor recreation related facilities like docks, ...

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