SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -(Ammoland.com)- Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Martin Heinrich introduced the Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act, legislation that will help expedite important habitat restoration projects across the West.
These types of habitat stewardship projects, which the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) has coordinated or actively participated in, have benefited deer and elk populations while also improving opportunities for hunters.
MDF worked closely with the Senate co-sponsors to craft the bill and strongly supports the legislation.
“This bill will allow conservation partners to move quickly on landscape habitat restoration projects that are proving to have a tremendous impact for mule deer, sage-grouse and other species dependent on sagebrush rangelands. This is good for wildlife conservation as well as western big game hunters,” noted MDF President/CEO Miles Moretti. “The Mule Deer Foundation greatly appreciates Senator Hatch and Senator Heinrich for working together to craft this important legislation and we look forward to working with them to move the bill through the Senate.”
The Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act, S. 1417, directs the Bureau …Read the Rest