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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 3, 2006

President Signs S. 260, the "Partners for Fish and Wildlife Act"

On Tuesday, October 3, 2006 the President signed into law:

S. 260, the "Partners for Fish and Wildlife Act," which requires the Interior Department's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to assist private landowners with restoration, enhancement, and management of private lands as part of the ongoing Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program.

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President George W. Bush signs S. 260, The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Act, in Stockton, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006. Pictured with President Bush is Congressman Richard Pombo, R-Ca. The legislation provides assistance to private landowners for voluntary projects to benefit federal trust species by promoting habitat improvement, restoration, enhancement, and establishment; and other public and private entities regarding fish and wildlife habitat restoration on private land.  White House photo by Eric Draper