Save the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund

July 19, 2011

Read an Op-Ed by Dan Nordstrom and Joe McSwiney in the Seattle Times urging the US Congress to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

Excerpt: “As members of the outdoor industry, we know that preserving Washington’s environment is critical to our quality of life and future prosperity. Whether fishing the Spokane River, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail through the Cascades, climbing Mount Rainier or simply picnicking in a local community park, the state of Washington offers unparalleled opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities — and many of those opportunities exist only because of the conservation fund.”

Read the full story.