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What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Land and Water Conservation Fund helps protect millions of acres of land in the United States. 

The Land and Water Conservation Fund was signed into law in 1964 and helps protect large amounts of public land.

Examples of how it has been successful range from the Grand Canyon to your local park.

The federal program takes money from offshore oil drilling moguls, rather than the taxpayer, and puts that money toward preserving recreational parks, wilderness areas, and public land and forests.

Unfortunately, the program is set to expire this September and because it is not on the forefront of every voter’s mind, here is a helpful infographic to convey just how much this program does for the natural parts of the U.S.

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Go here to see what you can do to keep the Land and Water Conservation Fund from expiring.

 

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What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund? [INFOGRAPHIC]