What We Do
Our Projects and Initiatives
The Wildlife Restoration Program is the nation's oldest and most successful wildlife restoration program. For more than 80 years, it has served as a model of conservation partnership among industry, states and territories, and the federal government, protecting and restoring wildlife and the lands they depend on for current and future generations.
Funds from manufacturer taxes on ammunition, firearms, and archery equipment go toward projects to restore, conserve, manage and enhance wild birds and mammals and their habitats. States and territories also use these funds to support access for wildlife-related recreation, hunter education and development, and the construction and operations of target ranges.
To view or download total unadjusted actual and total inflation adjusted Wildlife Restoration Apportionments data since 1939 and Hunter Education Apportionments visit our Wildlife Restoration QuickSight page.