Landmark Conservation Bill Introduced In Senate ‘Americans Outdoors Act’ Provides Needed Conservation Funding

A bill with potentially historic significance for the future management of public lands and fish and wildlife was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 24, 2004 by Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN). The Americans Outdoors Act provides funding that will help ensure that the fish and wildlife management, habitat conservation, and recreational infrastructure necessary for all Americans to enjoy our great outdoors, is provided on a consistent and dependable annual basis.