Donated funds will provide and enhance outdoor recreation opportunities on more than 195,000 acres of ODNR Division of Wildlife managed lands. The funds will also be used to maintain public use facilities, including trails, hunting blinds, EPAPV roads, observation towers, board walks, roads, and enhance wildlife education.

The State of Ohio is eligible for funding from the Pittman-Robertson Act of 1937. These funds are generated from an 11% tax on firearms, ammunition, and archery equipment. Sportsmen pay for this fund and they benefit from it along with all Ohio outdoor enthusiast. Ohio must come up with at least a 25% match from non-federal sources to receive its share of these funds. The Ohio Wildlife Project will help Ohio sportsmen and outdoor enthusiast receive their fair portion of these funds. Donated funds will be matched over 350%!

According to the Outdoor Industry Association outdoor recreation delivers personal and social benefits on which healthy, happy communities thrive. Investments in outdoor recreation may also help ease some of Ohio’s financial and social burdens. They also report that outdoor recreation accounted for 17.4 billion in consumer spending, 5.1 billion in wages and salaries, and 1.3 billion in state and local taxes.

This project is a partnership between the Erie Basin RC&D and those generous individuals and business who have chosen to support this worthwhile project.

Help us reach our goal of $10,000 for 2024!!


Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions

Full Terms and Conditions

    • The Ohio Wildlife Project will provide match funds to ODNR – Div. of Wildlife to maximize the Pittman and Robertson dollars for the State of Ohio.
    • Refund Policy – All donations received by The Ohio Wildlife Project in any manner and from any source are FINAL and cannot, under any circumstances, be refunded.
    • No goods or services were provided for this donation