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Tag: Pittman Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act

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  • Current and former state wildlife directors holding a giant check with the Service's principal deputy director.
    Information icon From left to right, Dan Forster VP Conservation Officer for Archery Trade Association, Ross Melinchuk Conservation Policy Officer for the National Turkey Federation, Eric Sutton Executive Director Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Nick Wiley Conservation Policy Officer for Ducks Unlimited, Greg Sheehan Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Photo by Tim Donovan, FWC.

    Florida to receive $26,588,009 in funding for conservation and sportsmen access

    March 20, 2018 | 3 minute read

    Midway, Florida – Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced $26,588,009 million in funding for Florida from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The announcement was made by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Principal Deputy Director Greg Sheehan from the Joe Budd Youth Conservation Center, which provides students the opportunity to learn about aquatic ecology, archery, angling and hunting in a natural setting.  Read the full story...

  • Secretary Zinke announces more that $1.1 billion for sportsmen and conservation

    March 20, 2018 | 4 minute read

    Horicon, Wisconsin – Today U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke traveled to Horicon, Wisconsin, where he announced more than $1.1 billion in annual national funding for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration (PRDJ) acts. The Secretary presented a ceremonial check to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for $34,966,603 while visiting the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area. Download state-by-state listings of the final Fiscal Year 2018 apportionments of the Wildlife Restoration Program fund and the Sport Fish Restoration Program fund.  Read the full story...

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  • Grants for conservation and recreation

    March 17, 2014 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. This year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute $1.1 billion to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies as part of an annual distribution that has become one of the most sustainable sources of funding for conservation and recreation. In 1937, Congress passed the Pittman-Robertson Act, creating an excise tax on the sale of sporting firearms, ammunition, and archery equipment.  Learn more...

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