leading Senate agriculture panel
Senator Blanche Lincoln (Ark.) a member of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission and leader for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is the new chair of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.
New measure to protect
priority waterfowl habitat area
Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland recently introduced a draft bill to reauthorize the Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay Program. Read more
Wetlands conservation reaches milestone
Wetlands conservation passed a major milestone recently when Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) program has allocated more than $1 billion in federal grants. Read more
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