Land Acquisition

An explanation of the land acquisition programs available to the National Wildlife Refuge System. Discover:

  • How long the Federal Government has been setting aside lands for wildlife? (The answer is not 1903.)
  • What types of land interests does the System acquire.2004TRNWR
  • What authority and funding FWS has to acquire lands.
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
  • Migratory Bird Conservation Fund (MBCF)
  • Where does the money from LWCF and MBCF come from?
  • Hunters role in land acquisition.

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Keywords: LWCF, duck stamp, migratory bird, land, acquisition