Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2012

Sportsmen Commend Move Promoting Agricultural-Lands Conservation

New signup for Conservation Reserve Program will safeguard valuable fish and wildlife habitat, sustain hunting and fishing, boost local economies

WASHINGTON – Prominent voices in the sportsmen’s community are commending a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to open a general signup for the federal Conservation Reserve Program, a cornerstone of the Farm Bill critical to sustaining privately owned lands and the fish and wildlife resources that rely on them, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership announced today.