Migratory bird species like mallards will benefit from wetland conservation projects funded by the North American Wetlands Conservation Act.
Credit: Tom Koerner/USFWS
More than $130 Million in Public-Private Funding will Benefit Wetland Conservation Projects
September 10, 2020
The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt, approved $33.3 million in grants for the Service and its partners to conserve, enhance or restore more than 157,000 acres of lands for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 21 states through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act matched by nearly $85 million in partner funds. The commission also approved nearly $1 million from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund to conserve waterfowl habitat on national wildlife refuges in three states.
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