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Conserving the Nature of America

A cottontail that was trapped and is being quickly processed before being released back into its home.

Credit: USFWS

Sensitive and imperiled species benefit from wildlife grants

The Service announced today that state fish and wildlife agencies throughout the northeast will receive conservation funds through its State Wildlife Grants program. The money is a portion of the nearly $48 million that will be dispersed to states nationally for wildlife conservation projects. Projects that will benefit from these grants in the northeast region are multi-partner initiatives focusing on species of greatest conservation need, such as the New England cottontail.

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Published on: Monday, April 07,2014

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