Vermont offering gun range grants
By Josh OGorman | January 11,2013
MONTPELIER- The Fish & Wildlife Department is offering grants to help create more shooting ranges.
Shooting clubs, sportsmen’s groups and government agencies involved in the operation of shooting ranges are invited to apply for a grant funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Examples of projects that could be eligible for funding include noise abatement structures, shooting pads and stations, lead mitigation, access roads and parking lots.
The grants will reimburse 75 percent of the cost of work performed. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m., Jan. 31. For more information, call Chris Saunders at 241-3722 or visit www.vtfishandwildlife.com.