Municipal and nonprofit shooting ranges could be eligible for new funding through the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The department in a news release said funding for 2013 includes $65,000 for matching grants at a 3-1 ratio. The effort is tied to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomos Open for Hunting and Fishing Initiative.
To learn more about the goals and eligible projects and to obtain the program guidelines and application packet, visit the Shooting Range Small Grants Program page at www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/89577.html. The application period is open until May 31.