Don’t overlook the politics of your state wildlife departments and projects they may be looking to fund soon. The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program allows funds to be used to support public shooting ranges, and there’s lots of money to go around.
A record $882 million will be distributed to states this year for fish, wildlife and recreation projects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday. …
Due primarily to increased sales of firearms and ammunition over the last year, the wildlife fund will provide an unprecedented $522.5 million to the states. The previous high was $473 in 2010.
Pennsylvania is slated to receive $19.1 million. If you want to know how much your state will get, check out this list.