EDITORIAL: Put Wildlife, Recreation Program High On List

February 13, 2013

Read an editorial by the Spokesman Review in support of continued funding for the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP).

Excerpt: “WWRP would be a bad place to scrimp. The program is the largest source of funding for trails and parks, only source for farmland preservation, and main source for habitat preservation. Recipients must contribute a 50 percent match. And between 2003 and 2008 the state and local expenditures helped capture $100 million in federal conservation program funding.”

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