Hydrilla Early Detection, Surveillance, and Response in the Connecticut River

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Hydrilla Early Detection, Surveillance, and Response in the Connecticut River: The US Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) received FY2023 funding from Congress for the sole purpose of managing and improving the understanding of submerged aquatic invasive grasses with focus on Hydrilla, Milfoil, and Elodea. The Northeast Region is managing $250,000 of these funds. The Service is seeking proposals that address Hydrilla infestations in the Connecticut River.Hydrilla was first detected in the Connecticut River in 2016. The Connecticut River stretches from the Canadian border through New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, finally emptying into Long Island Sound. With 38 main tributaries, the watershed plays an important role in New England’s identity. Funds made available through this grant opportunity will support the following priority goals:Prevention of further spread of hydrilla into inland and tributary watersExpansion of surveillance in the Connecticut River and to tributaries and nearby watersEarly detection surveillance in tributaries and nearby waters.Rapid response efforts supporting control and eradication of new infestationsManagement and containment of existing populationsImprove awareness and affect behavior of water users through education and outreach initiatives.
Federal Grant Title: Hydrilla Early Detection, Surveillance, and Response in the Connecticut River
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F23AS00539
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.608
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 25th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: May 25th, 2024
Posted Date: April 25th, 2024
Creation Date: April 25th, 2024
Archive Date: July 23rd, 2024
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 25th, 2024
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Sandra Keppner
[email protected]
[email protected]
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