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Term: Outdoor Recreation Act Program (ORAP)

Definition: A 1961 act established by Governor Gaylord Nelson and the legislature that authorized state expenditures of $50 million, over ten years, for the acquisition of land for recreational and conservation purposes.

[Source: The History of Wisconsin, v.6: Continuity and change, 1940-1965 (Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1973-1998)]
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