Tools and Fact Sheets: Conservation Funding

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There are many federal programs that protect wild places. In order to work most effectively, they need to have enough money to get the job done.

The below tools and fact sheets provide more information about conservation funding:

Green Budget

The Green Budget is an annual collection of recommendations for Congress on how to pay for the programs that keep our environment safe and our wilderness wild.

Download the 2013 Green Budget

Priority Land and Water Conservation Fund projects

These are the places that The Wilderness Society has identified as the most important areas to invest Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) dollars.  These might be lands next to existing wildlands like parks and refuges. 
They might also be new areas to protect

Download 2013 Priority Land and Water Conservation Fund projects

Economics Associated with Outdoor Recreation and Preservation

The benefits of protecting land through programs like LWCF are more than just places to hike and camp. There are many economic benefits to protecting wild places as well. This report details the economic benefits of protected lands.

Download Economics Associated with Outdoor Recreation and Preservation