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Counties Receive Funds From Timber Sale
Updated October 30, 2014 10:45 AM
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(UNDATED) - The DNR Division of Forestry has notified 17 counties they will receive shares of more than $330,000 as part of an annual distribution of timber sale revenue.

The Division of Forestry allocates 15 percent of timber sale revenue from state forests to counties in which harvests occur. Each county receiving funds shares half with rural and volunteer fire departments that maintain a cooperative agreement with the DNR's Fire Control Headquarters.

This year, 136 rural and volunteer fire departments will benefit. Fire departments are encouraged to use the funds to improve their wildland firefighting capability.

The 17 counties and their share of the total $333,540.20 being distributed are:

  • Brown - $55,282.03
  • Clark - $25,784.47
  • Crawford - $9,944.89
  • Dubois - $8,018.58
  • Greene - $1,555.99
  • Harrison - $10,100.02
  • Jackson - $11,301.02
  • Martin - $39,516.92
  • Monroe - $107,871.88
  • Morgan - $9,938.89
  • Owen - $19,463.31
  • Perry - $4,451.63
  • Pike - $5,616.21
  • Putnam - $1,591.12
  • Scott - $877.23
  • Sullivan - $826.50
  • Washington - $21,399.51


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