LANSING (AP) — A federal agency has approved $1.25 million in funding to help Michigan improve its shooting ranges.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the funding over a five-year period under a program that levies an excise tax on the sale of firearms, ammunition, archery equipment and hunting licenses.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 16,590 New COVID-19 Cases, 127 Deaths
It supports wildlife management, habitat improvement and hunter education in addition to shooting ranges.READ MORE: Ford Delays Return To Office For 30,000 Workers Due To COVID Concerns
Ranges chosen to receive the funding must provide a 25 percent match.
Grants have been awarded to Michigan Technological University in Houghton for its indoor shooting range and the Ogemaw Hills Sportsmen Association for development of an archery park in West Branch.MORE NEWS: New York City Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
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