The Fairfax County Park Authority is extending the public comment period for the Lake Accotink Park master plan revision through May 28, 2018. FCPA presented lake management options to the community in May 2016 and held a January 22, 2018 community meeting, attended by more than 100 citizens.
In the Trump administration’s infrastructure proposal, they propose selling the George Washington Memorial Parkway to the private sector, according to their February 12, 2018, Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America.
The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board recently unanimously approved a draft regulation to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and connect Virginia to a carbon-trading network of nine other states.
Let our Virginia U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, Representatives Don Beyer, Gerry Connolly, Barbara Comstock and Robert Wittman know that the proposed fiscal year 2019 Trump administration budget does not advance conservation.
National Audubon urges members to help defend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), one of our nation’s oldest and most important wildlife conservation laws, especially to oppose any effort that undermines the ability to address what’s called “incidental take” of birds under the MBTA.
National Audubon urges members to contact Members of Congress and encourage them “to uphold and support America’s conservation programs.” Visit Action Audubon. National Audubon is also fighting efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Info here.