Good afternoon chapter leaders, friends and supporters of Pheasants Forever. (Please feel free to forward this newsletter)
In this month’s Newsletter, Legislation Action Update, CRP Signup 43, National Award goes to Pine Bluffs, WY and a Field Report by CO FBB Jerry Miller along with the announcement of our two new Farm Bill Biologists. The State Habitat Meeting that was postponed due to a Blizzard has been rescheduled for April 21st in Holyoke, CO, more info to follow. The Vice President of Governmental Affairs for Pheasants Forever Dave Nomsen will be attending our State Habitat Meeting and give an update on the 2012 Farm Bill.
If you’ve ever questioned Pheasants Forever’s influence on CRP and a strong conservation title within the Federal Farm Bill, please take the time to read this update from PF’s Dave Nomsen and watch the video of the Senate Ag Committee Hearing. PF has been actively working with the NRCS/FSA and Ag Committees to ensure conservation programs in the next Farm Bill are stronger and more effective than ever.
Dave’s Update- http://www.pheasantblog.org/dnomsen/senate-agriculture-committee-fosters-optimism-for-2012-farm-bill/
Senate Hearing Video- http://www.ag.senate.gov/hearings/strengthening-conservation-through-the-2012-farm-bill
With our work in Denver and DC, your chapter’s support of LAF is critical. Please make LAF support a priority. Thanks for all your efforts- Bob Hix
LAF support from CO PF Chapters for 2011 and 2012:
- Phillips County $25,000 #1 in the USA!
- Frenchman Creek $8,000 #2 in Colorado
- Morgan County $3,000
- Northern Colorado $2,000
- Yuma County $1,000
- Greeley Cache La Poudre $1,000
- Metro Denver $500
Yours Truly, Bob Hix