Posts tagged: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
CONSERVATION — The myth that “conservation lands” are locked up and useless to the public is debunked in dollars and sense by a new economic study that documents how conservation, recreation and preservation lands support 9.4 million jobs and generate $1 trillion a year to the U.S. economy.
The study was funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Let's hope that rational minds pore over details of these findings before succumbing to North Dakota's knee-jerk reaction to legislatively prohibit any “net gain” of protected lands.
This information needs to be considered by Congressmen attempting to water down laws protecting roadless and wilderness portions of public lands.
Read on for more details and comments from former public lands officials, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and others.