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The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership & Bass Pro Shops have teamed up with Steven Rinella, host of the show MeatEater on the Sportsman Channel, to serve you up a weekly helping of conservation: http://www.trcp.org/community/conservation-field-notes CONSERVATION FUNDING •Outdoor recreation has a substantial positive impact on the U.S. economy, with figures of $120.7 billion in product sales and $524.8 billion in trip and travel related spending. •Congress is considering damaging cuts to critical conservation programs that will not only affect hunting and fishing opportunities, but could have a detrimental effect on the outdoor recreation economy as whole. •Investments in our natural resources comprise a mere 1.26 percent of the federal budget, and current cuts under considerat...
http://www.RareSpeciesFund.org The RSF (Rare Species Fund) was established to provide funding to critical on the ground international wildlife conservation programs, thereby complimenting the educational messages and field research of T.I.G.E.R.S. The Fund receives its financing base through a percentage of revenues taken in by T.I.G.E.R.S., the generosity of donations from exhibit guests, and the general public.
Leaders and residents from Elgeyo Marakwet County are seeking to reverse the decision by the European Union to suspend 3.6 billion shillings funding for conservation projects along the water catchment areas in Cherangany Hills, Embobut Forest and Mount Elgon. Human Rights abuses during the eviction of community members living in the forests were some of the reasons cited for suspension of the fund. Gabriel Kudaka attended a special committee sitting by Members of the Elgeyo Marakwet County Assembly that is mapping out strategies to win back donor confidence.
Fred Stanback, in partnership with his wife Alice, is one of North Carolina’s leading supporters of conservation initiatives. They fund the Nicholas School of the Environment’s Stanback Internship Program. Since the program’s inception in 1996, over 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students have benefited. The Stanback Internship Program has grown into a thriving partnership between Duke and scores of organizations throughout the country. Mr. Stanback is joined by Tom Lambeth, Director Emeritus of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, and Sanford Professor Joel Fleishman. More information on the Stanback Internship Program: https://nicholas.duke.edu/career/for-students/stanback
A new plan has now reached the Governor's desk.
The webinar “Species Conservation Funding” examined current methods of funding species conservation efforts, as well as challenges and opportunities to leveraging additional funding for conservation of at-risk and endangered species. Moderator: Timothy Male, Executive Director at the Environmental Policy Innovation Center. Panelists: Christy Plumer, Chief Conservation Officer, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership; Virgil Moore, Director, Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Gary Frazer, Assistant Director for Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This webinar is part the Species Conservation and ESA Initiative.
http://www.conservation.org With its sights set on the future, Conservation International (CI) is committing to the long-term protection of the world's most valuable natural areas through funding that will last for generations. Follow CI on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Follow CI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl
Colman O'Criodain, WWF Global Wildlife Policy Expert, says that many of the successful community-based conservation funding models are found in Southern Africa, including in Namibia that uses “community-based conservancies where decision-making is devolved to a local level.” Devex checked in with O'Criodain just prior to the start of CITES in Johannesburg, South Africa. For more international development news, visit: http://www.devex.com Subscribe to the Devex YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=wwwdevexcom
Your utility payments and your tax dollars are funding welfare programs that champion agenda 21 retrofitting and conservation. What you are going to see in this video is the early stages of government mandated smart homes.
Are the monies raised from sport hunting a valuable resource to fund conservation of wildlife?
The Rare Species Fund provided funding to rebuild the Soraya Research in Sumatra. The previous station was destroyed by civil war and the animals in the area remained exposed to illegal poaching for almost two decades. #rsf #rarespeciesfund #conservation #tigerlivesmatter #sumatra #indonesia
http://www.mda.state.mn.us A short introduction to a one-stop online tool farmers and other landowners can use to learn about key conservation practices, programs and payments. The tool organizes a wealth of information in one place, complementing the advice available to landowners from local conservation professionals. The tool is also a handy reference for professionals and policy makers. You can find the Funding Guide at http://www.mda.state.mn.us/protecting/conservation/funding.aspx .
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust has been awarded over 2 million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Fund’s Landscape Partnership programme awarded £2.2 million to the trust to start on a conservation project of Hampshire’s distinctive chalk stream habitats. The habitats are found in the Itchen and Test rivers, and our reporter Chris Jones went to a headwater in Whitchurch to find out more.
Jay Espy, the Lincoln Institute's Kingsbury Browne Fellow 2010-2011, explores innovative new approaches in land conservation that are better positioned to attract philanthropic funding, which will be increasingly necessary for the preservation of open space and working landscapes.
Yep. It started in the 1930s and has silently generated over 2.5 billion in conservation funding for wildlife which includes non-game wildlife like California condors. http://conservationmedia.com https://www.facebook.com/ConservationMedia
H.R. 2591 (Rep. Austin Scott), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation, and for other purposes. “Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2017” H.R. 4429 (Rep. Jack Bergman), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue a rule relating to extension of the expiration dates for double-crested cormorant depredation orders, and for other purposes. “Cormorant Control Act” H.R. 4609 (Rep. Scott Tipton), To provide for the conveyance of a Forest Service site in Dolores County, Colorado, to be used for a fire station. “West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017” H.R. 4647 (Rep. Jeff Fortenberry), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of ...
(SESSION BEGINS AT 9:15 AM) Speakers will discuss existing federal, state and private funding mechanisms for species conservation activities and highlight inefficiencies while discussing potential ways to better leverage a variety of funding streams. Panelists: Deborah Freeman, Attorney, Trout, Raley, Montano, Witwer & Freeman; Eric Holst, Associate Vice President, Working Lands; Terry Fankhauser, Executive Vice President, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association; Julie Grogan-Stewart, Deputy Chief of Staff, USDA-NRCS; Chris West, Director, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The panel is part of the Chairman's Initiative of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, which creates a mechanism for states to share best practices in species management and explore ways to improve the E...
Why are Virginia farmers worried about local funding for soil and water conservation districts?
http://cpw.state.co.us/FundingtheFuture In recent years, CPW has faced substantial budget shortfalls which resulted in the elimination of over 50 positions and $40 million from wildlife budgets. By 2023, the shortfall could exceed 20% annually. Learn more at http://cpw.state.co.us/FundingtheFuture