Published: April 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released a new economic analysis highlighting the impact of coastal and private lands restoration on local economies. The analysis, Restoration Returns: The Contribution of Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and Coastal Program Project to Local U.S. Economies, documents how federal investments in local restoration projects stimulate local economies by creating jobs, supporting local businesses, and supporting local tax revenues. Restore America’s Estuaries joins this announcement by releasing a highly visual executive summary of the analysis, Coastal Restoration Returns.
Download the report: Coastal Restoration Returns