Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is shown at a gathering in Vancouver, Wash. on Sept. 10, 2018. A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. Bills to fix the problem include a proposal by Cantwell, who calls the conservation fund “the key tool” that Congress uses to help communities “preserve recreation opportunities and make the most cost-effective use of the land.”
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is shown at a gathering in Vancouver, Wash. on Sept. 10, 2018. A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. Bills to fix the problem include a proposal by Cantwell, who calls the conservation fund “the key tool” that Congress uses to help communities “preserve recreation opportunities and make the most cost-effective use of the land.” Don Ryan AP file
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is shown at a gathering in Vancouver, Wash. on Sept. 10, 2018. A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expired after Congress could not agree on language to extend it. Bills to fix the problem include a proposal by Cantwell, who calls the conservation fund “the key tool” that Congress uses to help communities “preserve recreation opportunities and make the most cost-effective use of the land.” Don Ryan AP file

Fund that aided Idaho parks, Boise’s Foothills expires while Congress debates a fix

October 02, 2018 09:56 AM