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On a cattle ranch protected by a Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program easement held by Eastern Sierra Land Trust, volunteers install perch deterrents on fence posts to reduce predation by ravens on sage-grouse. Photo by Sara Kokkelenberg

Saving Farm Bill Conservation Programs

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2017
Author: 
Sarina Katz, Christina Soto & Bryan David

The time to lobby for the reauthorization of the Farm Bill is now. Land trusts that work on agricultural conservation rely on funding from the Farm Bill, but all Americans benefit from its conservation programs.

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Catalyzing Conservation

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2017
Author: 
Marina Schauffler

First established 52 years ago, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has helped catalyze more than 41, 000 conservation projects in settings ranging from neighborhood parks to wildlife refuges. It’s time to get it reauthorized.

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