National Outside Sources
Tree Are Overrated – Preserving the world’s great expanses of grass could be essential to combatting climate change.
Wyden Introduces Legislation to Restore America’s Grasslands – With 85 percent of grasslands privately owned, the North American Grasslands Conservation Act empowers ranchers, farmers and Tribes to restore and conserve grasslands and support the rural economies and wildlife species that depend on them, all while addressing the climate crisis.
Sen. Wyden tees up bill to protect grasslands amid drought, wildfires – Exclusive: Sen. Wyden introduces bill to conserve threatened grassland ecosystems.
North American Grasslands Conservation Act Introduced to Senate – America’s massive grasslands shrunk at an alarming rate, but a ray of hope has emerged in the North American Grasslands Conservation Act to bring grasslands and the upland species that rely on them back from the brink.
Why Hunters Should Support The New Grasslands Bill – The act is designed to protect grassland ecosystems that have seen a 53-million-acre decline over the last decade.
Senators Introduce North American Grasslands Conservation Act in Potential Boon to Upland Birds – The bill would authorize an annual $290 million grant program for easements, habitat restoration, and grassland management to boost upland birds and other species.
The Grasslands Conservation Act Just Hit the Senate. Here’s What it Means for Hunters and Wildlife – The North American Grasslands Conservation Act would create a new strategy for protecting and restoring the continent’s critical grasslands.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Introduces The North American Grasslands Conservation Act – Investment in grasslands and sagebrush steppe ecosystems will drive voluntary, science-based conservation efforts.
Outdoors Notebook: Bill introduced in U.S. Senate would benefit grasslands conservation – The North American Grasslands Conservation Act proposes to invest $290 million in voluntary initiatives to collaboratively conserve and restore native grasslands.
Ranchers, lawmakers split over bill to protect grasslands – New congressional legislation, The North American Grasslands Conservation Act, would authorize about $300 million of federal spending annually for several years to incentivize states, landowners and tribes to restore and conserve grasslands.
APSU says Historic Bill Will Protect One of North America’s Fastest Disappearing Ecosystems – An exciting new bill in the conservation world has been introduced to Congress – the North American Grasslands Conservation Act of 2022.
Wildlife officials let hundreds of pheasant hatchlings die — critics say there’s a bigger problem – DWR releases pheasants for hunting season, but wild populations are suffering.