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NFWF announces over $1 million in funding to restore and improve Cumberland Plateau
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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced more than $1 million in grants to support forestland restoration and working forests throughout the Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama. Grantee organizations have committed more than $1.5 million in match, generating a total conservation impact of more than $2.5 million. The grants were awarded through the Cumberland Plateau Stewardship Fund, a public-private partnership between NFWF, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, International Paper’s Forestland Stewards partnership, Altria Group and the American Forest Foundation's Southern Woods for At-Risk Wildlife partnership.