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New Report: Habitat Restoration Programs Create 3,973 New Jobs, Pump $327.7 Million into Local Economies

A new report finds that the Service’s habitat restoration programs are extraordinary engines for the U.S. economy. The report, Restoration Returns: The Contribution of Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and Coastal Program Projects to Local U.S. Economies, finds that, in working directly with partners to implement vital on-the-ground habitat restoration, Service programs created more than 3,900 jobs in Fiscal Year 2011, generating a total economic stimulus of $327.6 million.

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Published on: Tuesday, April 22, 2014