#SaveLWCF - A 52 week Countdown Until Conservation Funding Expires

#SaveLWCF – A 52 week countdown until Conservation Funding Expires

October 5, 2017

After 52 years of protecting some of the most iconic landscapes and trails in the Northeast, The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is set to expire in less than 52 weeks if Congress does not act.

LWCF grants have supported conservation projects in every corner of the country, protecting key in-holdings in our National Parks, Forests, Refuges, and Preserves, including the scenic corridor of the Appalachian Trail, while also providing critically important funds to state and local park projects.

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James O'GuinnPrime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware has grown in size and built new trails thanks to LWCF funding.

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Mark Zakutansky

As AMC's Director of Conservation Policy Engagement, Mark works to advance a number of important priority federal and state conservation issues, including land conservation funding, river and watershed protection, as well as access to public lands. Mark is an avid outdoor enthusiast, primarily as a whitewater paddler and telemark skier.