Habitat Conservation

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Rodger Schlickeisen President, Defenders of Wildlife

(12/14/1999) - President Clinton’s two announcements today of additional lands to be protected and of Interior Secretary Babbitt’s new monument proposals represent news that can rightfully be called historic. The Clinton-Gore Administration is often cited for its importance to the economy and education, but future historians may emphasize its land legacy even more.

Babbitt Manassas Visit Highlights Upcoming Land Legislation

(09/23/1999) - Conservationists say that Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt’s visit to the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Manassas, Virginia, today highlights an historic opportunity to preserve not only Civil War sites but also invaluable lands, wildlife, and coastal areas elsewhere in the region and the nation.

"President Clinton, Interior Secretary Babbitt, and some legislators in both parties are presenting the country with an historic opportunity to protect the nation’s most valuable but unprotected natural and

Cool Water: President Obama Expands National Marine Monument

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by Courtney Sexton

The expanded Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument will provide a necessary safe haven for protected wildlife and other unique marine species.

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