Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2012

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Freshwater Mussels as Endangered Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed two freshwater mussels – the rayed bean and the snuffbox – as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. The two mussels are found in river systems in the eastern United States.

President’s Budget Underscores Need for Strong Conservation Funding

Natural resources conservation makes good economic sense, say sportsmen, citing need for collaboration by Congress in appropriations process

WASHINGTON – With the release today of the president’s budget, which recommends funding levels for the coming fiscal year, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is reiterating the need for strongly funded conservation programs that are key in upholding both America’s natural resources and the nation’s outdoors-reliant economy.