Eight Open-Space Projects Survive Budget Ax

April 30, 2009

Eight South Sound wildlife conservation and recreation access projects worth $10 million were funded in the state Legislature’s capital budget, writes The Olympian.

Excerpt: “Statewide funding for the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program dropped to $70 million for the next two years, compared to $100 million in the previous two years.

“In light of the economy, this is a great success,” said Eric Erler, executive director of the Capitol Land Trust.”

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