The Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund was created by recreational boaters and anglers in 1950 to pay for critical conservation programs and recreational infrastructure projects in all 50 states. Today, the Trust Fund collects nearly $650 million annually, serving as the backbone for fisheries conservation efforts throughout the U.S.
Overview: Outdoor Recreation Needs Modernized Infrastructure
[456.11 Kb] Any major federal infrastructure measure must include a “Recreation Title” that addresses green and blue infrastructure needs.
Overview: Maintaining our Federal Harbors and Waterways
[418.03 Kb] Congress created the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) in 1985 to pay for operations and maintenance costs of all federal ports and harbors.
Boating Priorities for WRDA 2018
America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 Factsheet
NMMA Comments on GA Anchoring and Pump-Out Reg Changes
NMMA Letter of Support HMTF Full Utilization
NMMA Letter ENR March 14 Recreation Hearing
NMMA 2019 Infrastructure Priorities Letter to Congress
NMMA FY2020 Appropriations Requests Letter
NMMA HMTF Hearing Letter_041019
NMMA OR SB47 Support Letter W&M
.PDF: Coalition Letter