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Secretary Haaland Announces More Than $111 Million in Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that $34 million in grants has been approved by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, which will provide the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners the ability to help conserve or restore 177,000 acres of wetland and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 20 states. The grants, made through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), will be matched by $74 million in partner funds.

In addition, the Commission, which is chaired by Secretary Haaland, approved $3.1 million from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund to conserve land in four national wildlife refuges for public use and hunt programs.

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Last Updated: September 22, 2021