New Mexico gets federal funds to help restore wildlife, fish populations

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New Mexico is getting an influx of federal cash to restore the state’s wildlife and fish populations. 

U.S. Interior Security Ryan Zinke announced the funds are being distributed to state wildlife agencies across the country. 

Of the $1.1 billion, New Mexico is getting about $22 million. 

The money comes from taxes on the hunting, boating and angling industries. 

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