Billions targeted to state wildlife conservation under bipartisan push in Congress

Sens. Martin Heinrich, (D-N.M.), and Roy Blunt, (R-Mo.), said a bill they introduced this year would help protect 1,600 threatened species

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In 2019, officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced protections for woodland caribou and their habitat in parts of Idaho and Washington. (Dean Biggins/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.