Western Conservation Principles: The 30X30 alternative plan

Western Conservation Principles: The 30X30 alternative plan

“The Biden Administration called to place at least 30% of our lands and waters in conservation status by 2030. While the Administration has since tried to rename this effort the America the Beautiful initiative, the issue remains that the ambiguous “conservation status” has yet to be defined, and even if it were to be defined, it is clear the Administration does not know what percentage of lands and waters are currently meeting this status. Furthermore, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, over 30% of our federal lands already have permanent protection from conversion and a mandated management plan to maintain a primarily natural state. These factors combined make the America the Beautiful initiative ring hollow.” — Western Conservation Principles

In Episode 221 of District of Conservation, Gabriella interviews Congressional Western Caucus Chairman and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA). Rep. Newhouse took the helms of the caucus in January and is a fourth-term congressman representing Washington State’s Fourth Congressional District. 

Rep. Newhouse discusses their 30X30 alternative, Western Caucus priorities, how they are challenging the Biden administration, their new podcast, and much more. 

Follow Rep. Newhouse online and on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube.

Follow the Congressional Western Caucus online and on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube.

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October 11, 2021 at 11:44AM

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