Conservation bill heads to Mississippi legislature

Legislation creating an outdoor conservation trust fund has cleared committee work in the Mississippi Senate and now heads to the body for consideration.

House Bill 1231 creates a 12-member Board of Trustees appointed by the governor and lt. governor to manage the trust to be used for acquisition of land for public use for grants to counties, municipalities, and state agencies to improve parks, trails, and other public land. The fund has a cap of $20 million.

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