President signs America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

On October 30, 2020 the President signed into law the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act   (S. 3051). CWF is pleased! Specific provisions include:

establishing a chronic wasting disease (CWD) task force to develop an interstate action plan for state and federal cooperation relating to the disease, and commission a study by the National Academy of Sciences as to pathways and mechanisms of CWD  transmission;

reauthorizing the North American Wetlands Conservation Act until 2025;

encouraging partnerships among public agencies and other interested parties for promoting fish conservation;

reauthorizing the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Act until 2025