Udall, Heinrich To Speak At Press Conference On Permanent Reauthorization Of Land And Water Conservation Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, Thursday, October 5 at 7:30 a.m. MT/ 9:30 a.m. ET, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, will join a bipartisan group of Senators, the Nature Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, and other groups to highlight the successes of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful conservation programs, which operates with no taxpayer funding. Senators Udall and Heinrich have long advocated for the permanent reauthorization and full funding of LWCF. This vital program expires one year from now on September 30, 2018.

WHO: U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.)
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.)
U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.)
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)
U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-Mont.)
Nature Conservancy
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

WHAT: Press Conference On Permanent Reauthorization Of Land And Water Conservation Fund 

WHEN: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. MT/9:30 a.m. ET

WHERE:  Outside U.S. Capitol Building (Senate Swamp) and via livestream