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Interior: Trump Administration Announces More Than $130 Million in Public-Private Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects

Sep 11, 2020 - Targeted News Service
Partnership Announcement

The U.S. Department of the Interior issued the following news release on Sept. 10:

The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt, approved more than $130 million in funding for various wetland conservation projects.

The 2020 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grants will be used to ensure waterfowl and other birds are protected throughout their life cycles. Of the projects approved, $33.3 million will be allocat...