The purpose of this section is to encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority forest landscapes.
As a condition of receiving a grant under this section, the Secretary shall require the recipient of the grant to provide funds or in-kind support from non-Federal sources in an amount that is at least equal to the amount of Federal funds.
The Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as the Secretary determines necessary to carry out this section.
There is established in the Treasury a fund, to be known as the “State and Private Forest Landscape-Scale Restoration Fund” (referred to in this subsection as the “Fund”), to be used by the Secretary to make grants under this section.
The Fund shall consist of such amounts as are appropriated to the Fund under paragraph (3).