Marcia Argust explains how the Farm Bill can conserve wildlife in The Hill.
- States such as Colorado, Florida, and Montana have begun to invest and build wildlife-friendly infrastructure like animal crossing hotspots.
- These efforts have helped local habitats and reduced wildlife-related traffic accidents substantially.
- The Farm Bill can provide additional funding to programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) at the Department of Agriculture.
“The scope of the Farm Bill is vast, but it offers an opportunity to support thriving wildlife populations, safe roadways and vibrant local economies. We urge Congress to follow recent science and data and continue to invest in wildlife connectivity when it reauthorizes the Farm Bill.”
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