The bill appropriates $1.5 million from the species conservation trust fund for programs submitted by the executive director of the department of natural resources that are designed to conserve native species that state or federal law list as threatened or endangered or that are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service as follows:
- Native terrestrial wildlife conservation, $375,000;
- Native aquatic wildlife conservation, $375,000;
- Platte river recovery implementation program, $600,000; and
- Nonnative fish control, $150,000.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)