Thursday, February 01, 2007

Trout Unlimited pumped up about Farm Bill

Trout Unlimited applauded Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns yesterday for an increase in conservation funding in the Farm Bill by $7.8 billion, almost tripling existing funds.

Yesterday’s announcement also included a proposed Regional Water Enhancement Program, which would invest $175 million annually to support projects that improve water quality and increase stream flows.

Here is the full TU response to the Farm Bill.

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