EPA Grants Migrant Legal Aid $30,000 for Pesticide Awareness

A Michigan-based nonprofit has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promote pesticide awareness. In early November, the EPA announced its decision to give Migrant Legal Aid the funds to provide three audience-specific...

Congress Passes New Conservation Resolutions

The U.S. is filled with natural beauty that needs to be protected and conserved. Recently, Congress has done its part to uphold this obligation by passing multiple bills designed to safeguard wilderness areas from permanent harm. A responsibility that spans decades,...

Legal Aid Chicago Awarded $30,000 EPA Grant

In early November, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it will award a $30,000 grant to Legal Aid Chicago. The Chicago-based organization will use the funds to conduct pesticide research and educate farmworkers on pesticide use. Corn detasseling workers in...

Wetland Conservation Projects Awarded More Than $100 Million

Many wetland conservation projects are getting some serious funding. In September, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced more than $100 million in funding for various initiatives. The North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants include $28...

Resurgence of Humpback Whales Exciting the Northwest

Once upon a time, the humpback whale population was bountiful in the Pacific Northwest. However, these mammals have been largely non-existent for nearly a century. Recently, humpbacks have made a major comeback in the Salish Sea, the Columbia River mouth, and the...