Re: NANFA-- FW: CARA Update

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 13:16:25 -0500

CARA is a program that NANFA has formally endorsed, for reasons that Jay's
posting basically explain.

--Bruce Stallsmith

>From: Jay DeLong <>
>Subject: NANFA-- FW: CARA Update
>Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 09:46:25 -0800
>Text Of Letter To President Bush
>January 22, 2001
>Dear Mr. President:
>As you prepare your Administration's agenda for 2001, we want to call to
>your attention a piece of conservation legislation that exemplifies the
>principles you articulated regarding investment in state-based conservation
>initiatives including full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund
>(LWCF). The Conservation and Reinvestment Act, known as CARA, has proven to
>be the most substantial environmental legislation to come before Congress
>in decades. As passed by the House of Representatives, CARA would provide
>permanent funding for some of our most important (and often neglected)
>conservation and recreation programs, including coastal impact assistance,
>coastal restoration, full funding of the LWCF and increasing the federal
>investment in state wildlife programs. A summary of H.R. 701 from the 106th
>Congress is attached for your review.

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