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The Case for LWCF Reform – Rep. Bishop, Chair of House NR Committee
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Delaware receives NPS/SORP Top SCORP Planning Award for 2015 !
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Federal Recreation Reports ( Latest for 3-29-15 )
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Thoughts & Comments

The iconic Land and Water Conservation Fund Act is the best example of federal and state cooperation in our Nation’s history. At this, the 50th Anniversary of this great program, we should all take a moment pause to reflect on the profound impact of this legacy. Credit for this is due in no small part to the work of State Liaison Officers representing their States by supporting NASORLO. To each of my fellow SLO’s I congratulate you.

Over the next few months there is much work ahead to make sure Congress reauthorizes LWCF with adequate and equitable funding for the LWCF State Assistance Program. I feel we are best positioned and equipped to profess the legacy of the State Assistance Program in each of our States and Territories and successfully advocate for reauthorization. I challenge the NASORLO membership to rise to this challenge, and promise you that NASORLO leadership will be here to provide you the tools and support you need to be successful.

Tim Hogsett,
President
NASORLO 2013-2015

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Welcome

Welcome to the home page of the National Association of State Outdoor Recreation Liaison Officers. NASORLO represents the states and territories and provide a liaison to Congress and the Department of Interior for the administration of matching funds to state and local governments for outdoor recreation.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Program provides matching grants to state and local governments for the development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities. The program is intended to create and maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the United States.

Our Mission: To be the main state advocate for the State Assistance program of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. We do this through providing information, training, collecting data and preparing reports for use by the Department of Interior, Congress, our members, partners and communities who benefit from this program.

Who We Are

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An organization of state and territorial officials working to provide places for outdoor recreation through investment of proceeds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund in state and local projects.

What We Do

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Provide assistance, collect and distribute information and support advocacy on the state's share of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

What Makes Us Unique

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NASORLO members are appointed by our Governors to be the state's liaison to the Federal government to ensure efficient and equitable distribution of state assistance program funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.