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      Environmental officials say state giving $1.4 million to support conservation efforts

      Environmental officials say the state is giving 57 nonprofit land trusts a total of $1.4 million to support conservation efforts.

      The Department of Environmental Conservation says the money will be matched with $1.3 million from private and local sources.

      The grants announced Thursday are being made under the Conservation Partnership Program and range from $1,000 to $75,000.