In Episode 74 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses ways to practice social distancing in The Great Outdoors and how to heed caution from state wildlife agencies and be aware of any closures in your state(s). She also discussed the Great American Outdoors Act (to permanently & fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund + address $12-18B National Park Service backlog), and the MAPLand Act. 

SHOW NOTES: 

NPS Social Distancing: https://www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice/photos/a.74409236388/10156790229431389/?type=3&theater

Great American Outdoors Act: https://www.portman.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/portman-bipartisan-colleagues-introduce-great-american-outdoors-act

Trump originally cut LWCF budget by 97%: https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/485780-trump-calls-for-full-funding-for-conservation-program-after

Trump tweet in support of permanent, full funding of LWCF: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1234949358644289541

MAPLand Act Primer: https://www.trcp.org/2020/03/10/mapland-act-simplifies-access-hunting-fishing-opportunities/

MAPLand Act Statement: Rep. Fulcher – https://fulcher.house.gov/press-releases?ID=06E26CD4-1EC0-4F5E-940C-6253B3D7D240

Author

  • Gabriella Hoffman

    Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com