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Big questions in wildlife conservation are: who should pay for habitat and how should wildlife money be spent? In the 1930s and 1950s legislation put most the financial burden on hunters and fishermen through taxes on gear and licenses. But now, the Council on Environmental Quality and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are studying a proposed tax on non-hunting and non-fishing users of public wildlife lands in order to protect both game and non-game species and lands.
In 1951 the Powell Bill provided an annual appropriation out of the State Highway and Public Works Fund motor fuel tax to be allocated to North Carolina's cities and towns. For 1957, allocations reached over $6 million for over 405 cities.