Results tagged pheasants+forever

Ethanol Mandates Demolish Habitats

As conservation lands disappear, animal habitats vanish with them. Since the ethanol mandate went into effect, in 2005, the Corn Belt states alone have lost 2.8 million acres from the conservation reserve program. Over the same period, pheasant harvests in those six states dropped by 44 percent.

E&E News: Sportsmen leap into RFS debate over concerns about habitat, water quality

Sportsmen and their congressional backers say federal ethanol policy is destroying wildlife habitat and contributing to water quality problems.