Establishment of the Rio Grande Canalization Project Water Transaction Program in southern New Mexico

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Establishment of the Rio Grande Canalization Project Water Transaction Program in southern New Mexico: This announcement is for US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Andres National Wildlife Refuge (SANWR), New Mexico, Region 2, FY 2011. The purpose of this Grant Agreement is to establish a Rio Grande Water Transactions Program with the focus on the Canalization Reach of the Rio Grande from Caballo Dam south to the New Mexico State line. This agreement will establish a cooperative environmental water transaction program. The objective is to purchase water rights to use for wildlife and habitat restoration on the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico. This project will benefit the public by making water available for native habitat restoration to benefit endangered species, improve management of wetland and riparian habitats and promote healthy ecosystems.
Federal Grant Title: Establishment of the Rio Grande Canalization Project Water Transaction Program in southern New Mexico
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NWRS-R2-22521-1101
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.663
CFDA Descriptions: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Current Application Deadline: May 31, 2011
Original Application Deadline: May 31, 2011
Posted Date: May 25, 2011
Creation Date: May 24, 2011
Archive Date: Jun 30, 2011
Total Program Funding: $23,788,680
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $23,788,680
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $23,788,680
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Bernard Lujan Asst. Refuge Supervisor Phone 5052486805

bernard_lujan@fws.gov [bernard_lujan@fws.gov]
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