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Stop Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)!

(6/7/15)

What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)? 

This paragraph is taken directly from the National Park Service website.

The LWCF Program provides matching grants to States and local governments for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities (as well as funding for shared federal land acquisition and conservation strategies). The program is intended to create and maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the United States.

Sounds good, doesn’t it? But it isn’t.

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