NJ To Receive Nearly $1 Million In Federal Conservation Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey will receive $997,324 from the land and water conservation fund, according to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, who announced $37.4 million in state grants to establish and renovate parks and open spaces throughout the nation.

“Outdoor recreation and conservation are engines for our nation’s economy, creating jobs and infusing hundreds of millions of dollars into local communities and businesses through activities like hunting and fishing and tourism,” Salazar said. “[Land and Water Conservation Fund] state grants leverage public-private partnerships to support locally-driven conservation efforts, which is at the heart of President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative.”

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