Crapo, Cardin introduce bipartisan bill to protect fish habitat - Clearwater Tribune: Outdoors

Crapo, Cardin introduce bipartisan bill to protect fish habitat

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 pm

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo and Maryland Senator Ben Cardin today introduced S. 754, the National Fish Habitat Conservation Act (NFHCA), to leverage public-private partnerships and authorize annual funds for fish habitat restoration and protection projects supported by regional Fish Habitat Partnerships.

“Protecting, maintaining and improving fish habitats is crucial for jobs, recreation and sustainably healthy fish populations,” said Senator Crapo.  “Our bill would codify the existing relationships between local and regional habitat conservation stakeholders and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and empower locally-based groups to support conservation efforts specifically benefiting fish and fish habitats.”

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 5 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 5 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription at this time and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 208-476-4571. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Stocks