$1.3 billion annually recommended from energy development on federal lands and waters to conservation efforts. The existing Wildlife Conservation Restoration Program has been working to conserve the full array of fish and wildlife.
“Tennessee has one of the most diverse populations of fish and wildlife in the country,” said Pandy Upchurch, assistant chief for the TWRA Biodiversity Division. “While some of our species are thriving, others are continuing to face increasing challenges.”
These funds will help to preserve the 79 animals listed as threatened or endangered in Tennessee. To read more on the subject and to learn how to help in the cause visit the article page here.
Conservation is key in every state. What have you done to help in the cause of conservation in your home state?