Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Ducks Unlimited Conservation Issues Briefing: Vol. 2, #13

Final push to support North
American Wetlands Conservation Act

The drive to secure support for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is in its final days – and the time to take action is now!
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Mallards in flight

NAWCA enhancement bill becomes law

The bill to enhance the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) that was passed unanimously by Congress has been signed into law by President Obama. The bill will allow Canadian funding sources to count toward the required 1:1 match. Read more

New conservation
measure comes closer to law

The Iowa House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill to create a permanent fund for conservation and recreation recently, echoing a state senate vote from late February. Read more
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Prairie champion receives award

Ducks Unlimited recognized Sen. John Thune (S.D.) for his work to promoted critical conservation priorities – such as the Conservation Reserve Program and Sodsaver – with a 2010 Wetland Conservation Achievement Award at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Milwaukee, Wis. Read more

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, NAWCA saving Louisiana coast

The success of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) is being felt along the Louisiana coast as Ducks Unlimited and other partners are using grants from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and NAWCA to restore thousands of acres of vanishing coastal wetlands. Read more
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