Advocacy

Moving Forward in the Fight for Indiana’s Wetlands

From Jeff Stant, Executive Director Another session of our General Assembly has finished, this one exhibiting the most hostile attitudes toward our environment and natural heritage in the seven years that I’ve been lobbying for IFA there.  Here is a detailed recounting of how the legislature gutted Indiana’s wetlands law.     Senate Bill 389 …

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IFA Gains Ground in the Indiana State House But We Must Keep at It!

An amendment to SB 363 calling for the set aside of 10% of state forests failed to pass the State House of Representatives in March by a vote of 42 yays to 52 nays. Despite continued opposition by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), seven more representatives supported the 10% set-aside than in 2018! …

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