The province is providing $1 million for a variety of projects aimed at protecting Manitoba’s fish and wildlife.
“The Manitoba government is committed to the sustainable use and proactive management of our fish and wildlife populations and their habitat,” said Secretary of Natural Resources and Northern Development Greg Nesbitt.
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“This significant investment will support projects that benefit anglers, hunters and trappers while protecting Manitoba’s fish and wildlife populations.”
A total of 35 projects receive funding from the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund (FWEF), which supports habitat conservation and the sustainability of fish and wildlife.
Nonprofit groups and other organizations that advance fish and wildlife research and population development are eligible for funding, as are educational and conservation initiatives for hunters, anglers and trappers.
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“The Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund will provide long-term funding to support fish and wildlife initiatives and our time-honored outdoor traditions,” said Carly Deacon, executive director of the Manitoba Wildlife Federation.
“We thank all hunters, anglers, trappers and the Manitoba government for investing in this important fund and for enabling organizations (big and small) in Manitoba to conduct important conservation projects, programs, education and research that support the benefit Manitobans and the sustainability of our fish and wildlife resources.”
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