Land And Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

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January 18, 2019 - 3:26 pm
RENO, NV (KXNT) - People who make a living from the outdoor recreation industry want to see the federal government shutdown end so Congress can get back to business and reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which lapsed in September. As the government shutdown drags on, very little is...
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September 04, 2018 - 12:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) -A major source of federal funding for public lands is set to expire this month, and Latino organizations are among those calling on Congress to act. Since the 1960s, the land and Water Conservation Fund has used revenue from off-shore drilling to support public spaces, from...
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August 16, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which supports public parks and wildlife refuges nationwide at no cost to taxpayers, will expire on September 30. Public lands advocates said Congress needs to act quickly to reauthorize the fund. Time is running out to renew the...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A deadline is mobilizing conservation and outdoor-recreation groups to urge Congress to save the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). It is set to expire Sept. 30, in about 100 days. Some Nevadans are on Capitol Hill this week for one-on-one meetings with lawmakers. To kick...
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