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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act (GLFWRA) Grant Program now accepting pre-proposals

The Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act Grant Program provides federal grants on a competitive basis to states, tribes and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of fish and wildlife resources and their habitat in the Great Lakes basin. The projects are funded under authority of the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006.

FY 2010 Request For Project Proposals

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting project pre-proposals that focus on the restoration of fish and/or wildlife resources and their habitats in the Great Lakes Basin. Supported in part by President Obama‚Äôs Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a total of $8 million will be available to support projects this fiscal year. This represents the largest amount appropriated for this effort since the grants program began in 1998.

Pre-proposals are due on Friday, January 22, 2010, by 11 p.m. EST.

Application materials can be downloaded at http://greatlakesrestoration.us/?p=188. Details of the application process can be found at http://www.grants.gov or http://www.fws.gov/midwest/Fisheries/glfwra-grants.html.