State Funding for Conservation: Are we keeping up with growth?

2015-2016

State Lands Acquisition Fund: $3,067,500

Local Parks & Recreation Fund: $3,718,700

Land and Water Conservation Fund:  $750,000

Agricultural Resources Conservation Fund: $3,187,500

The Wetlands Fund: $6,521,000

2013-2014

State Lands Acquisition Fund: $3,171,800

Local Parks & Recreation Fund:  $3,772,100

Agricultural Resources Conservation Fund:  $3,612,600

The Wetlands Fund: $11,226,700

2011-2012

State Lands Acquisition Fund: $3,087,500

Local Parks & Recreation Fund: $3,718,700

Agricultural Resources Conservation Fund: $3,187,500

The Wetlands Fund: $6,506,300

THANK YOU to our conservation-minded Governor, the Honorable Bill Haslam. Thank you to members of the Senate & House Finance Committees, with a special thanks to Sen. Mark Norris, Sen. Jamie Woodson, Sen. Bill Ketron, Sen. Douglas Henry and Sen. Bo Watson; Rep. Charles Sargent, Rep. Craig Fitzhugh, and Rep. Steve McDaniel.

Thank you to everyone who made a call, sent an e-mail or wrote a letter to a legislator; to those of you who put a bumper sticker on your car or a sign in your yard; to those of you who signed a petition or joined our coalition.

Together, we CAN Forever Green Tennessee!

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