Nevada Land and Water Conservation Fund

Nevada Land and Water Conservation Fund

State Agencies
Funder Name:
Nevada Division of State Parks
Eligible Applicants:
State Agencies
Local governments and Utility Districts
Land Trusts
Relevant Project Area:
Conservation & Land Acquisition
Funding Range:

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 was enacted “…to assist in preserving, developing and assuring accessibility to all citizens of the United States of America of present and future generations… such quality and quantity of outdoor recreation resources as may be available and are necessary and desirable for individual active participation….” This federal program provides matching grants to states and through the states to local governments for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities. The Land and Water Conservation Fund assistance is provided on a 50/50 matching basis to individual projects. These projects are submitted through the state liaison officer to the National Park Service for approval.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.