Utah will receive more than $3 million in federal fish and wildlife restoration funds in the fiscal year that began Oct. 1, the Interior Department reported.

The money comes from federal excise taxes on sporting equipment such as guns, ammunition, fishing tackle, import levies on tackle and boats, and motorboat fuel taxes. Those taxes have raised more than $2 billion over the past 40 years for land acquisition, habitat improvement, research and education, Secretary Donald P. Hodel said.Utah will get $1.8 million in sport fishery funds and $1.2 million for wildlife work, Hodel said.