The North American Grasslands Conservation Act is essential for restoring North America’s grasslands and prairies.
Act On Issues
On June 14, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). More than 1,400 animal and plant species in Tennessee are at risk of becoming threatened or endangered.
The Duck River is home to more than 50 species of freshwater mussels and 150 species of fish. This settlement maintains a water withdrawal limitation on the Duck River.
The Federation came together with other NGOs and formed a coalition. Within days of forming the coalition, more than 1,200 individuals had emailed their legislators opposing bills that threatened public land.
There’s a less common skunk found in Tennessee. It’s called the Eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius) and it’s a species in greatest conservation need.
Populations of the little brown bat in Tennessee have taken such a hit in the last few decades that the little brown bat has been designated as a species of greatest conservation need. Recovering America’s Wildlife Act can help these bats and other endangered species.
Laurel dace (Chrosomus saylori) have historically been known to be found in a limited number of streams on the Cumberland Plateau. This makes it incredibly rare and unique to Tennessee.
On December 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CWD Research and Management Act (H.R. 5608). This act will support management efforts and research to combat chronic wasting disease...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently voiced concerns about how Waters of the United States (WOTUS) were defined under a 2020...
Statewide polling showed a large majority of waterfowl hunters were unsatisfied with the methods for selecting who could use a given duck blind on public land. Always in favor of more and equitable...
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is here and is a major threat to Tennessee’s deer and elk populations, as well as the conservation funding they generate for all wildlife. It has a negative impact on...
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