National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced more than $1.7 million in grants to restore forest and freshwater habitat in central Appalachia, including projects in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
The grants were awarded through the Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program, a partnership between NFWF and NRCS, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Shell and in western Pennsylvania, the Richard King Mellon Foundation.
The grants will help conserve species that rely on these habitats including eastern brook trout, hellbender and forest birds like Wood Thrush and Ruffed Grouse.
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Above text regarding the NFWF grant announcement originally appeared on NFWF’s Facebook page