Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 14, 2022

Some governors are turning voluntary land conservation into a culture war item

NPR reports

Voluntary conservation is embraced by some farmers who get payments. But some governors are comparing Biden’s new plan to up conservation goals to a government takeover.

The Inflation Reduction Act includes $20 billion to boost voluntary land conservation in farm country. And it is coming at a time when some Republican politicians are attacking the Biden administration after it announced a goal to conserve 30% of the country’s land and water by the year 2030.

Read more Some governors are turning voluntary land conservation into a culture war item : NPR


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