To repair and maintain its vast portfolio of constructed real property assets, we receive about $170 million a year in congressional appropriations. The Public Lands Restoration Fund established by the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) directs 5% of energy development revenues received annually — or $95 million per year — to the Service for priority projects to reduce the maintenance backlog at national wildlife refuges. That backlog affects facilities including visitor centers, roads, trails and other critical infrastructure.

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