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W.Va. Landowners Can Get Funds for Wetlands

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia landowners interested in restoring, enhancing or protecting wetlands may be able to get federal funding.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service says its accepting applications for the Wetland Reserve Program.

The program assists landowners in restoring, creating, protecting and enhancing wetlands on their property through a voluntary, environmentally safe and cost-effective manner.

Officials say applicants have three options to participate through restoration cost-share agreements, 30-year easements or permanent easements.

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