California Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement
USA -(Ammoland.com)- At its May 25 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $11.5 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California.
Some of the 11 funded projects will benefit fish and wildlife – including some endangered species – while others will provide public access to important natural resources.
Several projects will also demonstrate the importance of protecting working landscapes that integrate economic, social and environmental stewardship practices beneficial to the environment, landowners and the local community. The state funds for all these projects come from bond measures approved by voters to help preserve and protect California’s natural resources.
Funded projects include:
- A $600,000 grant to the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District for a cooperative project with the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to acquire approximately 213 acres of wildlife habitat, to maintain a migration corridor for the Northeastern Simi Hills mule deer herd, to enhance wildlife linkages and to provide future wildlife-oriented public use opportunities in the Simi Hills, near Simi Valley in Ventura County.
- Two grants totaling $4.8 million to Save the Redwoods League …Read the Rest