The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) recognizes that sustaining the Earth's renewable resource base will require a collaborative approach to problem solving by disciplines representing engineering, design, and the biological, physical and social sciences.
The mission of the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation
is to advance the application of science in
decision-making, promote interdisciplinary collaboration,
and educate policymakers and the public on managing and
conserving renewable natural resources.
The RNRF Washington Round Table on Public Policy
met with Dr. Richard Denison, a lead senior
scientist with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF),
in Washington, D.C. on December 9, 2015. Denison
discussed the history of TSCA and recent activity
surrounding legislative reform.
New on the RNRF Blog
Those who enjoy spending time outdoors away from
built spaces, whether playing, hiking, birding, or
fishing, have all personally experienced the
rejuvenating effects of immersion in natural
spaces. Increasingly, the physiological effects of
nature on humans are being scientifically proven,
Read more about this research on RNRF's blog, The Renewable Resources Report.
The Road to Paris and Beyond
What if California's Drought Continues?
Congress on Sustaining Western Water
RNRF's 15th National Congress was held on December 1-2, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Speaker presentations are available online. Videos and report coming soon.
Click here for more information.
For 50 years, the Land & Water Conservation Fund has
safeguarded natural areas, water resources and cultural
heritage. After allowing funding for the program to expire
on September 30, 2015, Congress issued a three-year
reauthorization of the fund on December 16, 2015. The
program will be funded at $450 million in 2016, a 50%
increase over 2015 funding levels. Click here for more
information about this valuable program.
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