Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 6, 2017

Where Trump Budget Cuts Could Affect Bay Area Conservation

Bay Nature reports

President Trump and his approach to environmental protection, conservation, and science—it’s about as antediluvian as anyone could have imagined. While there’s some comfort in knowing California will continue to blaze its own trail on environmental issues, Washington, D.C.’s financial tentacles into our state, though not always obvious, are important. Federal agencies and the funding they bring to the San Francisco Bay Area are critical to our local environment in myriad and veiled ways. More than 150,000 acres of land in our region falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior, while our national marine sanctuaries help protect one of the most biologically productive shorelines in the world.

Read full story including map and details of how the budget cuts could impact Bay Area Conservation at Where Trump Budget Cuts Could Affect Bay Area Conservation – Bay Nature

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