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Land Preservation:
Conservation Bank

Our Position: support
Bill Number: Conservation Bank funding
Sponsor: n/a
Legislative Session: 2014

The Conservation Bank received full formula funding in both Houses’ budgets and was signed into law in 2013. This was the second year in the Bank’s history that it has received full formula funding! Continued funding of the bank through 2018 could finance permanent protection for as much as 100,000 acres of habitat. To date, the Conservation Bank has funded protection for over 150,000 acres.

Status

The Conservation Bank received full formula funding in both Houses’ budgets and was signed into law in 2013. This was the second year in the Bank’s history that it has received full formula funding! Continued funding of the bank through 2018 could finance permanent protection for as much as 100,000 acres of habitat. To date, the Conservation Bank has funded protection for over 150,000 acres.

Action Needed

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Background

The Conservation Bank received full formula funding in both Houses’ budgets and was signed into law in 2013. This was the second year in the Bank’s history that it has received full formula funding! Continued funding of the bank through 2018 could finance permanent protection for as much as 100,000 acres of habitat. To date, the Conservation Bank has funded protection for over 150,000 acres.
     
     

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