Restoration / Enhancement of two major wetlands in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York.

The summary for the Restoration / Enhancement of two major wetlands in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York. 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 FederalGrants.com 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.
Restoration / Enhancement of two major wetlands in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York.: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems. One goal is to improve habitat for wildlife protection and restoration. Using appropriations from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program anticipates funding wetland and associated upland habitat restoration and enhancement projects for conservation of native Great Lakes fish and wildlife populations, particularly migratory birds. Projects will be completed in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York, specifically Wilson Bay and Catharine Marsh. Wilson Bay is in the Town of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, and Catharine Marsh is in the Town of Whitney Point, Schuyler County.
This is an announcement for issuing a single source financial assistance award to the Wetland Trust Inc., Burdett, New York. This announcement is for notification purposes only.

The intent of the award is to perform wetland restoration / enhancement in Wilson Bay and Catharine Marsh located in the Town of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, and the Town of Whitney Point, Schuyler County, respectively.


II. Award Information

The USFWS intends to make a sole source award to the Wetland Trust Inc. of $94,600. The Wetland Trust Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is uniquely qualified to perform this work. They have expertise in wetland restoration and enhancement projects, have worked in similar habitats in New York State and are familiar with New York State regulations and time of year restrictions. These projects must be implemented by the end of FY2015.
Federal Grant Title: Restoration / Enhancement of two major wetlands in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York.
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Community Development Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00375
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.662
CFDA Descriptions: Great Lakes Restoration
Current Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2015
Posted Date: Jul 24, 2015
Creation Date: Jul 22, 2015
Archive Date: Aug 14, 2015
Total Program Funding: $94,600
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $94,600
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $94,600
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Christine Guimond, 413-253-8607 Christine_Guimond@fws.gov
Christine_Guimond@fws.gov

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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