Fish & Wildlife Service Land Acquisitions in Alaska Since 1982

YEAR FUNDING SOURCE ACRES COST $/ACRE
1982 LWCF 1,950.00 $1,248,000 $640
1984 Admin 19.32 $68,100 $3,525
1985 Admin 4.54 $108,000 $23,789
1985 LWCF 5.42 $64,800 $11,954
1986 Admin 5.12 $280,000 $54,688
1989 LWCF 35.14 $215,550 $6,134
1990 LWCF 17.75 $134,300 $7,566
1991 LWCF 151.21 $470,000 $3,108
1992 Admin 60.45 $1,009,000 $16,691
1993 Admin 0.14 $138,000 $985,714
1994 EVOS 176.70 $649,000 $3,673
1995 EVOS 79,842.00 $45,500,000 $570
1995 LWCF 245.27 $796,500 $3,247
1996 EVOS 52,185.64 $27,323,200 $524
1996 LWCF 2,220.50 $2,631,100 $1,185
1997 EVOS 24,286.34 $16,539,159 $681
1997 LWCF 279.94 $244,400 $873
1998 EVOS 14,560.51 $10,185,400 $700
1998 LWCF 820.44 $832,000 $1,014
1999 Afognak 3,379.00 $5,632,793 $1,667
1999 EVOS 420.88 $512,500 $1,218
1999 LWCF 159.77 $128,000 $801
  TOTAL 180,826.08 $114,709,802 $634
LWCF - Land & Water Conservation Fund
EVOS - Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trust
Admin - Construction (Administrative Sites)
Afognak - FWS acreage on Afognak Island acquired as part of the State of Alaska acquisition. Cost of $1667/acre based on April 3, 1998 Anchorage Daily News article: "Alaska's oil spill trustees on Thursday approved spending $70 million to acquire nearly 42,000 acres covered by old-growth spruce on Afognak Island, by far the council's most expensive purchase."

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