State Grant Program Needs to Be Increased

July 17, 2006

Read an editorial by the Kitsap Sun that explains the benefits of the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program and supports efforts to double funding for the program.

Excerpt: “The funding level has hasn’t increased since 1990, although Washington’s population has grown by 25 percent. In 25 years, another 2 million people are expected to live here. Additional grant funding will help meet that growing population’s needs by setting aside more land for recreation. It also would protect more of our dwindling natural habitats from development.”

Read the full story here.