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Midwest States Get $146 Million for Fish, Wildlife Restoration

Midwest States Get $146 Million for Fish, Wildlife Restoration

WASHINGTON, DC, February 27, 2009 (ENS) – Eight Midwestern states will receive more than $146 million to fund fish and wildlife conservation, boater access to public waters, and hunter and aquatic education, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday. Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin will receive a total of more than $78.5…

Grants of $20.5 Million Safeguard Coastal Wetlands

Grants of $20.5 Million Safeguard Coastal Wetlands

WASHINGTON, DC, January 4, 2008 (ENS) – Twenty-nine conservation projects encompassing nearly 10,000 acres of coastal wetlands will be funded with $20.5 million from 2008 National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced Friday. The grants will be used to acquire, restore or enhance coastal wetlands to provide long-term conservation benefits to fish,…