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16 April 2019

HAF Statement on Gila River Being Declared America's Most Endangered River

Following the release of American River’s report America's Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019 in which New Mexico’s Gila River was ranked #1 due to a proposed water diversion project that would tax the already threatened…
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05 April 2019

New Toolkit Underscores Health, Economic and Cultural Impact of Conservation Issues on Latino Communities

Yesterday, Hispanic Access Foundation held a webinar briefing with experts on wildfires, drought, extreme heat, health, occupational safety, and our nation’s public lands to release a new conservation toolkit “A Guide to Land, Water and…
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26 March 2019

HAF Calls on Congress to Dedicate Permanent and Full Funding for LWCF

WASHINGTON – While the Land and Water Conservation Fund is now permanently reauthorized, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2020 cuts federal funding for LWCF by more than 100 percent, not only zeroing out the…
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14 March 2019

HAF Applauds and Celebrates Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF

On Tuesday, Mar. 12, in a historic demonstration of bipartisan governing President Donald J. Trump signed into law the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act, protecting millions of acres of land and…
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14 March 2019

HAF Applauds NOAA for New Partnership with Leading Recreational Fishing Organizations

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and NOAA Fisheries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the American Sportfishing Association, the Association of Fish…
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26 February 2019

Community Roundtable Celebrates Public Lands, Explores Impact of Federal Legislation on CA

REDLANDS – Yesterday, the U.S. House passed the Senate’s public lands bill, which creates one of the largest wilderness expansions in a decade including additions to Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the…
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