From White Cap Mountain in Maine to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has helped protect special places in the Northeast and across the country for more than 50 years, but this key federal conservation funding program needs our support today.
Now is the time to fully fund and permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, preventing the program from expiring and keeping it out of the way of any budget cuts. Legislation to accomplish this has been introduced in the House and Senate, and Members of Congress need to hear from you today in support of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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Here are only a few of the many places protected thanks to the Land and Water Conservation Fund:
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is a visionary and bipartisan federal funding program for protecting our nation’s most special places. From Sterling Forest in the New York Highlands, to White Cap Mountain in Maine, to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, LWCF has funded the protection of some of our most iconic landscapes and trails in the Northeast and across the country.
Learn more about LWCF: