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Conserving the Nature of America
 

Image of Chicamacomico River wetlands
A grant for $986,604 will conserve Chicamacomico River wetlands in Maryland.
Credit: USFWS


$6.8 million in grants will conserve the Northeast coast


Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that nearly $6.8 million in grants will support seven projects to conserve and restore coastal wetlands in Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia. Across America, the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program will this year award $20.5 million in grants, matched by almost $21 million from state and local governments, private landowners and conservation groups.

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Published on: Tuesday, January 03,2012


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