PIERRE, S.D. –-(Ammoland.com)- Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $429,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money to several communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects.
The following communities were awarded LWCF grants for outdoor recreation projects:
Aberdeen – 12th Street multipurpose play court development, $35,000
Dell Rapids – campground and comfort station development, $75,000
Elk Point – playground equipment replacement, $54,800
Emery –playground equipment replacement, $22,800
Groton – playground equipment replacement at ball park, $24,900
Hayti – playground equipment replacement, $11,900
Hot Springs – tennis court resurfacing, $11,000
Huron – Memorial Park playground equipment replacement, $23,000
“I commend these project sponsors for their strong commitment to improve their communities and make South Dakota a better place to live, work and play,” Gov. Daugaard said. “Their efforts will benefit future generations of South Dakotans.”
Land and Water Conservation Funds come from the National Park Service and are administered in South Dakota by the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks.