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This week's Roosevelt Report: Converservation headlines for sportsmen
Posted On: Oct 01, 2015

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It’s day one of a new fiscal year in Washington, and possibilities are in the air

Images courtesy of Dusan Smetana.

Were you keeping track of all the things Congress had to get done by midnight last night, before Fiscal Year 2015 turned into a pumpkin? Well, they needed find a way to fund the government, and they did—for now. Sportsmen had also been calling on lawmakers to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. That didn’t happen. So, what now?

But we should not view this passing deadline as ‘game over’ for this critical conservation funding program.

It isn’t ‘game over’ for LWCF, and here’s why.

We need to spend October thinking about a real budget deal that funds conservation. Here’s why.

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From the Blog

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A film to fuel the fight for the Klamath River Basin

Image courtesy of A River Between Us.

A few years ago, even Jason Atkinson's closest friends were skeptical. he was leaving the Oregon State Senate to raise money for a film that would market an epic conservation effort out West to an urban audience in an attempt to heal 100 years of racial wounds and restore an iconic fishery. Some people said he was taking a big risk to win over people who wouldn’t care.

But he set out anyway to make a film about the Klamath River, in hopes of healing a community and restoring a once mighty watershed.

Here's his story.

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TRCP Top 5

1) Open season on your land and water - Fly Rod & Reel

2) Only agreement on public lands: Keep talking - Las Vegas Review-Journal

3) Here's why it's inaccurate to compare state vs. federal public lands management - TRCP blog

4) Congress should give the government more money for wildfires - The New York Times

5) Everything you need to know about sage grouse - Hunt Talk Radio

Highlights

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Meet our next #PublicLandsProud contest judge: Johnny LeCoq

Image courtesy of John Land LeCoq.

Johnny LeCoq, founder of Fishpond, will be reviewing your photos of epic public lands scenery and will select a winner for this category on October 5. Think you’ve got the eye for majestic vistas and awesome landscapes?

Here's what he'll be looking for in a winning photo.

Theodore Roosevelt
Conservation Partnership

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