I hope you are well. Good news has been in short supply over the past five months, but not all is grim in the conservation world. The ink has barely dried on the Great American Outdoors Act, which, among other things, will provide full and permanent funding of $900 million annually to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
OSI’s team in Washington DC has aggressively advocated for this outcome for more than a decade, and it’s hard to overstate how beneficial this legislation will be for South Carolina. LWCF has touched every county in the state, from our local pocket parks to Department of Natural Resources preserves and wildlife management areas, to our many federal wildlife refuges, national forests and parks. (Continued)
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