Congress Considers Additional Funding to Protect Wildlife

Senate Bill 2372, Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2021, would amend the Pitman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to allocate $1.3 billion of annual funding for the management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need––defined as flora or fauna that “may include terrestrial, aquatic, marine, and invertebrate species that are of low population, declining, rare, or facing threats and in need of conservation attention.”