The change in policy ties directly into engaging non-consumptive users in ownership of the wildlife management agencies and clarifies ODFW’s role for staff, managers, elected officials and the public. Read ORTWS’ testimony in support of HB3228 here.
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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 5650 would dedicate $1.3 billon to state conservation programs
Following the recent recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources, Congressman Don Young (R-AL) and Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) have introduced the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 5650) in the House of Representatives on July 6.
If passed, the legislation would dedicate $1.3 billion in federal funds annually to state conservation programs – a development holding significant promise for funding ODFW and the Oregon Conservation Strategy.
Click on the following link to see the most recent ORTWS Board Meeting Minutes:January 9th Board Meeting Minutes
2014 financial report
Chapter membership software and National data
Legislative liaison survey and contract
Lead workshops and policy
2016 annual meeting
Nominations for board elections – more members need to put their names in
2015 Annual Meeting Planning Meeting