Hawaiian Duck Hybridization Removal

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Hawaiian Duck Hybridization Removal: See Notice of Intent under Attachments. The Hanalei and Huleia National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) on Kauai, Hawaii are currently the only refuges in the system to support true Hawaiian Duck, Anas wyvilliana populations. The Hawaiian Duck is an endangered species under threat of extinction primarily through hybridization with an invasive species, the feral Mallard (A. platyrhynchos). A biological technician will be hired to assist refuge staff on Kauai in removing the threat of hybridization of Hawaiian Duck by feral Mallards, a priority recovery action in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Draft Hawaiian Waterbird Recovery Plan. Feral Mallards and their hybrids also potentially threaten other listed Hawaiian waterbirds, such as through competition for limited wetlands resources. This project will directly support the refuge's purpose to conserve and recover endangered Hawaiian waterbirds. The period of performance is approximately August 2010 for 2 years.
Federal Grant Title: Hawaiian Duck Hybridization Removal
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWS-R1-KNWRC-10-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.652
CFDA Descriptions: Undesirable/Noxious Plant Species
Current Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2010
Posted Date: Jun 24, 2010
Creation Date: Jun 24, 2010
Archive Date: Jul 30, 2010
Total Program Funding: $49,642
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $49,642
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Kimberly Uyehara, Refuge Biologist, Kauai NWRC, 808-828-1413

kim-uyehara@fws.gov [kim_uyehara@fws.gov]
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