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Conservation Coalition Hails 'Historic' 2021 Budget


Last updated 11/23/2021 at 4:24pm

The Land for Tomorrow Coalition is praising the 2021 state budget. The budget, which includes $100,000 toward the Ecusta Trail, reflects the highest spending allocation for land and water conservation since the 2008 recession, according to a news release from the coalition. When additional resilience money is factored in, it represents a benchmark for conservation funding.

“I’ve been at this a long time and this budget is one for the ages,” says Bill Holman, N.C. state director of the Conservation Fund. “This is great news for nature and for people. Game lands, parks, trails and co...

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