Secretary Zinke Announces $94.3 Million to States for Parks and Outdoor Recreation through LWCF

September 21, 2017

Secretary of the Interior Zinke has announced that $94.3 million will be distributed for outdoor recreation and conservation projects through the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Excerpt: “‘The Land and Water Conservation Fund state grant program has been a resounding success that makes physical investments in our communities,’ Secretary Zinke said. ‘From Detroit, Michigan, to Lake Tahoe, California, the program benefits citizens across the nation by helping state and local governments make infrastructure investments in urban, suburban, and rural parks. By advancing the Administration’s offshore energy goals, we will be able to generate more revenue for the fund to improve conservation and recreation opportunities for generations to come.'”

Read the full press release from the Department of the Interior.