May 26, 2022
Source: Oregon Capital Chronicle
Oregon streams, wetlands and prairies will get $1.65 million in federal funds to restore wildlife habitat, the state’s senators announced this week.
The money is part of $26 million the U.S.Bureau of Land Management will spend nationally this year to restore ecosystems and comes from last year’s bipartisan infrastructure law.
“Most Oregonians will tell you that our forests, coastline, rivers, mountains, high desert and more are what make this state such a special place to live,” said Sen. Jeff Merkley, who chairs the Senate subcommittee that oversees the bureau.
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