More Natural Resources Conservation Funding in the Federal Budget


The country's natural resources and environment are seen by the government as places of extraction to make drastic budget cuts. But, what is needed is more conservation funding, not less.

According to the Outdoor Industry Association, outdoor recreation is responsible for millions of American jobs billions in federal tax revenue. The federal government should regard such natural resources as vehicles for recreation and not just mere convenient places of budget cuts and extraction.

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Federal Programs Related to - Environment, General/Other

Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems

Federal Programs Related to - Government & Public Administration

Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)

Federal Programs Related to - Public Finance, Taxation &Monetary Policy

Programs that are primarily engaged in financial administration, taxation and monetary policy. Campaign Finance, Federal Reserve; Monetary Policy; Taxation

Federal Programs Related to - Natural Resources Conservation & Protection

Programs that relate to the natural environment and its conservation, use, and improvement.

Conservation; Environmental Protection; Natural Resources Management; Nonrenewable Resources



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