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NEW! American Rivers-NOAA Community-Based Restoration Program Partnership
Now Accepting Proposals For River Restoration Grants
Grants are now available for stream barrier removal projects that help restore riverine
ecosystems, enhance public safety and community resilience, and have clear and identifiable
benefits to diadromous fish populations. Applications are currently being accepted for 2013 project funding with a deadline of December 7, 2012.
NEW! Gulf of Maine Council on the Environment Habitat Restoration requests Letters of Intent –
The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment is requesting Letters of Intent to apply for their Habitat Restoration Grants Program. Due November 23. Grant Guidelines
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (EBTJV) are requesting project proposals to restore and conserve habitat necessary to support existing healthy and productive populations of brook trout and to restore habitat that currently or historically sustained brook trout populations. Applications are due by midnight on Friday, August 31st, 2012
The North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NALCC) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for grants under the 2012 NALCC Priority Science Program. The Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have developed a coordinated network of landscape conservation cooperatives to provide the science necessary to undertake strategic conservation efforts across large geographic areas, in part to address major environmental and human-related factors that limit fish and wildlife populations at the broadest of scales. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The RFP is also posted on http://northatlanticlcc.org/rfp.html. Proposals are due August 17, 2012.
Community-based Restoration Matching Grants Program
TNC Global Marine Team & NOAA Restoration Center
Request for Proposals – Due April 13, 2012
Through our partnership with The Nature Conservancy, NOAA is now accepting applications for restoration projects that benefit fish and shellfish around the coastal United States. Preference will be given to projects at priority conservation areas. A focal area is native shellfish (bivalve) restoration projects.
Typical grants will be in the range of $25,000-$85,000. Proposals are due by April 13, 2012. [learn more about match requirements and submission guidelines.
NFHP Coastal & Marine Fish Habitat Protection: Protecting Coastal and Marine Fish Habitat through the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP)
Request for Proposals 2012
Pre-proposal Due Date: May 1, 2012 5:00PM Pacific time Full Proposal Due Date: June 29, 2012 5:00PM Pacific time
This announcement is for possible action by the coastal and marine Fish Habitat Partnerships, and informational for the other FHPs. NOAA Fisheries and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced today the availability of $135,000 for coastal and marine habitat protection projects that support the strategic habitat protection priorities of one or more of the eight coastally-focused Fish Habitat Partnerships. Pre-proposals are due May 1. More information on the funding opportunity can be found in the attached document and at [http://www.nfwf.org/nfhpcoastal.
Long Island Sound Futures Fund
This year the Sound Futures Fund will emphasize implementation projects focused on protecting and restoring Long Island Sound, particularly projects that restore and protect important fish and wildlife habitats; and implement community-based projects that improve water quality and protect water resources. 2012 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Long Island Sound Futures Fund has been posted here www.nfwf.org/lisff. Proposals are due by 5 PM EDT on Monday, April 9, 2012.
Northeast Region Fish Passage Team Capabilities and Services
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) Northeast Region Fisheries program maintains a cadre of experienced engineers and biologists working in the field of fish passage. This Fish Passage Team’s role is to provide technical assistance in the planning, design, construction, and evaluation of fish passage facilities for migratory and riverine fish at hydroelectric projects, relic dams, culverts, and other barriers.Read more
2012 Habitat Restoration Grants Program
Due February 1, 2012
The Regional Partnership between the NOAA Restoration Center and the Association of U.S. Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment today announced a request for proposals for their Habitat Restoration Grants Partnership. The Partnership provides funding and technical expertise aimed at restoring native diadromous fish and other marine, estuarine and riverine species of regional significance. The projects, which are selected to offer long-term ecological benefits and promote effective community restoration, have focused on restoring degraded riverine habitats, salt marshes, eelgrass meadows and shellfish beds. Since its establishment, the GOMC-NOAA Habitat Restoration Partnership has awarded $3.5 million for 103 projects extending across all jurisdictions of the Gulf, including Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Completed projects have re-opened access to 78 miles of rivers and streams for river herring, Atlantic salmon and American eel, re-established access to 2,600 acres of alewife spawning habitat, and rehabilitated over 600 salt marsh acres. Online Applications are submitted to (http://www.gulfofmaine.org/grantapp/) February 1 – 29 2012. Successful applicants will be notified in April 2012. More information
Five Star Restoration Program 2012 Request for Proposals
Due February 15, 2012
The Five Star Restoration Program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships for wetland, riparian, and coastal habitat restoration. The National Association of Counties (NACo), the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Southern Company and FedEx, are pleased to solicit applications for Five Star. More information.
2013 The Great Lakes Fishery Commission Fishery Research Program
Due Sunday, January 15, 2012
The goal of Great Lakes Fishery Commission Fishery Research Program is to conduct research and develop recommendations for achieving a healthy Great Lakes ecosystem. Research priorties have been organized into theme areas. Also, research priorities have been developed for each of the five Great Lakes. The Commission is requesting proposals for the 2013 funding cycle. For more information: http://www.glfc.org/research/FRP%20RFP.pdf.
2012 Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Application Cycle
Due September 16, 2011
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Atlantic Coast Fish Habitat Partnership (ACFHP) are requesting project proposals to restore and conserve habitat necessary to support coastal, estuarine dependent, and diadromous fish species that qualify as federal trust species.