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Grants - Section 6 Traditional Grants to States

Missouri 2008 Grant Proposal (E-4R-1: Amendment #2)

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Propagation of Endangered Native Mussels for Research and Recovery

Grant Agreement E-4-R-1, Amd. #2

Year 3 of 3 Workplan

 

Date Prepared: 21 July 2008

Study Duration:  October 1, 2006–August 31, 2009

Project Objectives:

  1. Continue ongoing development and refinement of methods for the propagation and laboratory culture of freshwater mussel species, including federally endangered species.
  2. Investigate growth and survival of caged, propagated juvenile mussels at selected sites in order to assess suitability of those sites for population restoration.
  3. Continue to propagate, grow out, release, and subsequently monitor, federally endangered and candidate species at selected sites in Missouri.

 

YEAR 3 Work SCHEDULE: September 1, 2008–August 31, 2009

Tasks

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Lab

  Propagate juveniles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

  Laboratory culture of propagated juveniles

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

  Study of selectivity in feeding

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field culture of propagated juveniles

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

  Collect glochidia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

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X

 

  Mark & release of propagated juveniles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Reporting

Annual report preparation

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X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Report preparation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Presentations at MNRC, FMCS

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3 Project Budget: September 1, 2008–August 31, 2009

Costs

Amounts

Contract to University (PI salary & benefits, student wages & benefits, aquaculture supplies & reagents, travel to field sites)

 

$  33,300.00

Project Total

$  33,300.00

          MDC Share (25%)

$    8,325.00

          Fed. Share (75%)

$  24,975.00

 

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