Land and Water Conservation Fund

As many program supporters had feared, the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) expired on September 30th.  While we here at the Forest Society remain hopeful Congress will reach an agreement to permanently authorize it and provide more robust funding levels, the truth is

Underscoring the urgency of reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the ad pictured below was placed by the Vet Voice Foundation (VVF) in the Boston Globe on October 4th.  Vet Voice Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that works to provide veterans the opportunity to con

Forest Society staffer Matt Leahy joined with Commissioner of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Sarah Stewart and other New Hampshire-based advocates of the Land and Water Conservation Fund on September 13 at Pawtuckaway State Park to thank Senator Shaheen for her on-going work to

On September 13, the Natural Resources Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 502) to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Senate passed legislation championed by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to boost energy efficiency across the country.

Federal lawmakers have recently been giving the Land and Water Conservation Fund a whole lot of attention.

 Sen. Jeanne Shaheen sees the government shutdown looming, as well as the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund which is set to expire on Sept. 30, and she warns that both would be extremely detrimental to the economy.

US Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) joined colleagues from both political parties in both the House and Senate at a press conference today on the grounds of the United State Capitol calling on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.    The legal authority for fundi