McDaniel Slough Project

The summary for the McDaniel Slough Project grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
McDaniel Slough Project: The objective of this Cooperative Agreement is to create a contractual mechanism between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), representing the natural resource restoration interests of the Kure/Stuyvesant Trustee Council, and the City of Arcata to implement restoration activities to compensate for injuries as a result of discharges of oil (by persons not party to this Cooperative Agreement) from the Stuyvesant/Humboldt Coast Oil Spill and the Kure/Humboldt Bay Oil Spill. The City of Arcata's McDaniel Slough Project will restore tidal wetland functions to 212 of 252 acres of former tidal salt/brackish marsh and freshwater wetlands adjacent to Humboldt Bay in northern California. The remaining acreage will be enhanced and managed as freshwater and brackish ponds, and grassland/riparian areas. The project also includes trails, wildlife viewing structures, benches, and information kiosks. The project will create a mosaic of vegetated habitats, mudflats, tidal sloughs, and other intertidal wetlands which will benefit a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. Fish and invertebrate species will also benefit from the enhancement of McDaniel Slough/Janes Creek, which includes removing barriers to fish access, deepening historic slough channels, partial removal of failing or obsolete levees, and restoring the tidal estuary. The project area is owned by the City and the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG). The City of Arcata is responsible for implementing the project under a cooperative agreement with the CDFG.
Federal Grant Title: McDaniel Slough Project
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWS-R8-813318J216
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2008
Posted Date: Jul 22, 2008
Creation Date: Jul 22, 2008
Archive Date: Aug 27, 2008
Total Program Funding: $205,830
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $205,830
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $205,830
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
City or township governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Patrick Schulze Cooperative Agreements Asst. Phone 7078227201

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