The. has granted $15,254,593 to West Virginia under the Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration Program, announced Congressman David B. McKinley (West Virgina-First District).
The WSRF program promotesthat improves fishing, hunting, and outdoor recreation opportunities in the local area.
“West Virginia’s natural beauty has been enjoyed by generations of families. Hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities are ingrained in our culture. Preserving natural resources and wildlife in West Virginia is essential to our way of life and we are pleased to see more than $15 million dedicated to that effort,” said McKinley.
“West Virginia’s hunters, anglers and sportsmen have a particular appreciation forefforts that will protect these outdoor opportunities for the next generation,” he added.
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, created to support local and state outdoor recreation opportunities, as well asand wildlife, contains two funding sources: the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund that was reauthorized as part of the Bipartisan Law and the Wildlife Restoration Program.