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The Wildlife Society (TWS), founded in 1937, is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. The Society’s mission is “To inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.”

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AMERICAN PRARIE CONSERVATION ACT

Grasslands and prairies are disappearing from the United States. This bill includes a country-wide provision called, “Sodsaver.” The preservation of grasslands in this bill will both 1) direct the USDA to collect data and report on the loss of grassland habitat across the country and 2) reduce taxpayer-funded incentives to convert critical grassland resources to cropland.

 

On 1/12/18, our Conservation Affairs Committee signed on in support of this bill.