The Congressional Western Caucus introduced 9 bills in July that shift endangered species conservation to a different, more bottom-up approach. These bills increase information sharing between individuals, tribes, local governments, and private organizations. They also allow for local and state government programs to “take the lead” on conservation efforts.
Op-ed: ESA and Cooperative Conservation in the West
By Megan E. Hansen & Jennifer Morales
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