National Fish Habitat Action Plan

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National Fish Habitat Action Plan: The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is a national investment strategy to leverage federal and privately raised funds to protect, restore and enhance the nation's fish and aquatic communities through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation. Funds appropriated to the U.S.Fish & Widlife Service's Fisheries Program specifically to implement the Action Plan will be utilized in collaboration with the National Fish Habitat Board and Fish Habitat Partnerships. fish Habitat Partnerships are the primary work units of the Action Plan, formed around distinct geographic areas, "keystone" fish species, or system types (e.g.,large lakes, impoundments, estuaries). Funds will support national and regional science and coordination activites to protect, restore, or enhance fish habitats. All or a portion or project funds may be transferred to partner organizations if the Service lacks the capability to implement a project. Projects must protect, restore, or enhance fish and aquatic habitats or otherwise directly support habitat-related priorities of Fish Habitat Partnerships or the National Fish Habitat Board. Every project must be identified in the Fisheries Operational Needs System (FONS), a database that identifies the operational needs of Fisheries Program field stations, including fish habitat project needs. Fisheries Program field offices will work with Fish Habitat Partnerships to identify fish habitat projects, and enter them into the FONS. Entities that seek to propose a fish habitat conservation project for consideration should contact a local or Regional Office of the Fish and Wildlife Service Fisheries Program.
Federal Grant Title: National Fish Habitat Action Plan
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F13AS00240
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.608
CFDA Descriptions: Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance
Current Application Deadline: There is no closing date for applications. Project
Original Application Deadline: There is no closing date for applications. Project
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2013
Creation Date: Jul 11, 2013
Archive Date: Jul 17, 2013
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 65
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"
Additional Information on Eligibility
This announcement is only open to entities associated with Fish Habitat Partnerships approved by the National Fish Habitat Board. Information on Fish Habitat Partnerships is available at: www.fishhabitat.org
Grant Announcement Contact
Tom Busiahn, Coordinator, National Fish Habitat Partnership, 703-358-2056 tom_busiahn@fws.gov Coordinator, National Fish Habitat Partnership [tom_busiahn@fws.gov]
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