November 2, 2020

President signs America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

On October 30, 2020 the President signed into law the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act   (S. 3051). CWF is pleased! Specific provisions include:

establishing a chronic wasting disease (CWD) task force to develop an interstate action plan for state and federal cooperation relating to the disease, and commission a study by the National Academy of Sciences as to pathways and mechanisms of CWD  transmission;

reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act until 2025;

encouraging partnerships among public agencies and other interested parties for promoting fish conservation;

reauthorizing the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Act until 2025

 

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