More than 30 conservationists, ranchers, and sportsmen throughout the west came to Washington, DC the week of March 28, 2004 to educate Congress about the need to protect the NLCS from problems like funding shortages, illegal off-road vehicle use, oil and gas drilling, and vandalism.
Congress shows its support for the NLCS: Letters to Appropriators requesting more funding for the NLCS
Democratic letter to appropriators
Republican letter to appropriators
The NLCS is at great risk of lapsing into financial crisis; pressures are mounting.
Invest in an American Treasure: The National Landscape Conservation System