Every PA Outdoor Advocacy Group Signs Letter Against Use of Environmental Funds for Agency Spending

Today, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation, Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited, Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen and Conservationists, Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever, Quality Deer Management Association, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Trout Unlimited, and United Bowhunters of Pennsylvania sent a letter to members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate against Gov. Wolf’s proposal to use money from environmental funds to pay the operating expenses of DEP and DCNR.

Gov. Wolf had proposed using funds from a fund set aside to help fund local grass-root projects to pay for state agency operations.

Allegheny River near Pittsburgh, PA

The Environmental Stewardship Fund (ESF) and the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund support conservation and environmental protection and sporting resources in the state, including aiding state and local parks and recreation.

Read the entire letter, here.

Source: PA Environment Digest Blog.

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