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Tag: Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program

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  • Alabama sunrise over the water, bow of a boat.
    Information icon A breath-taking Alabama sunrise on the water. Photo credits: Paul Smith

    Funding fun

    June 22, 2021 | 5 minute read

    Hank Weldon is a native Alabamian, born in that state 36 years ago. He’s also a traveling man; as director of student and junior tournaments for Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, he’s seen a lot of fishing spots. Few, he said, can rival those found in his home state. “If you want to go fish deep clear water… you can do it,” says Weldon, who works for a nonprofit organization that promotes angling for America’s most popular freshwater game fish.  Learn more...

  • A flock of geese flying over a pond full of white swans
    Information icon Wildlife management areas, such as North Carolina's Texas Plantation, have benefited from a decades-old federal funding plan. The state acquired the 1,467-acre tract with $1.38 million in federal restoration funds. It matched that amount with $462,500 from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses. Photo by NCWRC.

    Money well-spent

    July 8, 2020 | 6 minute read

    The evidence is there, in long rows of numbers and words that detail where the land was purchased, and when, and — most important — how much. But numbers and words don’t explain how a lake sparkles beneath a rising sun. They cannot convey the scent of pine needles, the rapid-fire hammering of a woodpecker. The sums cannot add to the thrill of seeing a mama bear and her cubs stick inquisitive noses into a forest clearing.  Learn more...

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