NWTF Texas to Invest $154,000 in State Projects in 2011
TEXAS — The Texas State Chapter of the NWTF dedicated $154,043 in Texas this year to conservation, education, outreach and other projects.
The largest single commitment is $67,947 to fund habitat enhancement projects including equipment purchases and workshops. The chapter allocated $49,300 to support education initiatives and scholarships for youth.
The chapter also dedicated $38,660 to its JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship), Women in the Outdoors and Wheelin' Sportsmen outreach programs, and to Turkey Hunters Care, a program that provides holiday meals to families in need.
The NWTF will support many projects that are in partnership with government agencies, conservation groups and landowners. NWTF's Texas chapters have raised and spent nearly $6 million on projects in the state.
For a detailed list of Super Fund projects in Texas, visit http://www.nwtf.org/in_your_state/superfund.php.