August 23, 2018
“Granite Staters may not have heard of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, but they probably have enjoyed using the public and recreational lands it has helped acquire and protect. The program, which is more than 50 years old, is in peril unless Congress acts by the end of next month.
‘The future is in jeopardy. The program is operating under three year reauthorization that expires on September 30,’ Rep. Annie Kuster highlighted Thursday at an event to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the White Mountain National Forest and to spotlight the threat facing the conservation fund.”
By Paul Steinhauser for The Concord Monitor