Midwest Region
Conserving the Nature of America

Contacting the Program:

Chief: Robert Bryant
e-mail: FederalAid@fws.gov or MidwestNews@fws.gov

BHW Federal Building
1 Federal Drive
Ft. Snelling, MN 55111-4056
Phone: 612-713-5130
Fax: 612-713-5290
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)


Illinois

Where the money comes from

Federal excise taxes paid by hunters, anglers, and boaters on hunting and fishing equipment, a portion of the federal fuel tax, and import duties on fishing tackle and pleasure boats.

What the money can be used for

Fish and wildlife research, habitat enhancement, technical assistance to private landowners, environmental review of public projects, land acquisition, operation and maintenance of areas and facilities, boating and angler access improvements, comprehensive planning for fish and wildlife resources, and hunter and aquatic education.

Below please find current available funds for the State of Illinois by activity for Federal Fiscal Year 2007

Grant Program

FY 2008 Total


Aquatic Education


1,192,980

Sport Fish Restoration

6,462,203

Boating Access

2,852,454

Hunter Education - Sect. 4c

1,610,517

Wildlife Restoration

5,926,596

Hunter Education - Sect. 10 Enhanced

240,000

State Wildlife Grants - Apportioned

2,038,216

Endangered Species Grants

68,935

Landowner Incentive Program - Tier I

180,000

Landowner Incentive Program - Tier II

765,760

Clean Vessel Act

56,120

National Coastal Wetlands Grants

0

Boating Infrastructure Grant Program

100,000


Total


$ 21,493,871




Search  Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs
Region 3: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
E-Mail:
r3fedaid@fws.gov
Phone: 612/713-5130
Last updated: September 24, 2012