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Public invited to comment on statewide outdoor recreation plan

Recreation Interested in giving input on how federal funds are prioritized for outdoor recreation grants in Alaska?

The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is seeking public comments on the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, which is updated periodically to maintain statewide eligibility for federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants. The revised draft plan is available at and comments will be accepted through August 5, 2016.

Land and Water Conservation Fund grants are administered by the division to provide matching federal dollars for outdoor recreation projects developed by eligible local, regional and state governments. For more information about the program, go to

The plan helps to establish funding priorities for Land and Water Conservation grants through the next five years by measuring the supply and demand for public outdoor recreation resources throughout Alaska.

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