Georgia Water/Laws/Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

U.S. Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (1965)

General Description


Assists in the preservation, development and accessibility of outdoor recreational resources so that such resources may be utilized and enjoyed by all present and future citizens and visitors of the United States.

Function: The act functions by


Providing funds for and authorizing Federal assistance to the States in planning, acquisition, and development of needed land and water areas and facilities and

Providing funds for the Federal acquisition and development of certain lands and other areas.

Source of funding


The funds distributed under the Act are to be the revenues generated by park fees and park permits.