LAAS voices opposition to federal rule excluding seasonal wetlands from protection

Los Angeles Audubon Society’s Board voted to join 83 conservation groups across the nation in a comment letter opposing new federal action that would have the result of excluding seasonal wetlands from the Farm Bill’s seasonal wetland conservation compliance standards. Habitat loss is the main driver of bird declines and the federal government under the Trump Administration is working to erode sensible and well-formulated policies that protect habitat.