Nevada Gets $18 Million From Feds for Wildlife Projects - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

Nevada Gets $18 Million From Feds for Wildlife Projects

Posted: Updated:

Nevada will receive more than $18 million from the federal government for fish and wildlife conservation projects.
 
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Tuesday that Nevada would be getting part of the $1.1 billion in excise taxes collected on purchases of sporting and boating equipment. 
 
The tax applies to sporting firearms, ammunition, archery equipment, fishing equipment and electric boat motors. 
 
Jewell says the money helps fund conservation projects, creates access for recreational boaters and supports outdoor education programs for children.   (AP)

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.