Fish & Wildlife Service hands out boating grants

TUSFWS Logohe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced nearly $14 million in grants to 32 states and territories for projects that support recreational boating through the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program, or BIG.

Grantees use BIG funds to construct, renovate, and maintain marinas and other facilities with features for transient recreational boats that are 26 feet or longer and used for recreation. Grants may also be used in producing and distributing information and educational materials about the program and recreational boating.