Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:54:11 News Releases from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Region Latest news from the U.S. Fish and Wildlfe Service Pacific Region http://www.fws.gov/pacific/newsroom/ fish and wildlife service, fish, refuges, duck stamps, hunting, permits en fw1webmaster@fws.gov http://www.fws.gov/graphics/logo2005.gif http://www.fws.gov/pacific/newsroom/ Offical U.S. Fish and Wildlife Logo News Releases from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Region Washington, Oregon and Idaho Receive Grants for Conservation Projects Imperiled species will benefit from a total of $5.6 million in grants for 16 projects in 12 states through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's competitive State Wildlife Grants program. The grants, which focus on large-scale conservation projects yielding measurable results, will be matched by more than $2.9 million in non-federal funds from states and their partners for projects that work to conserve and recover wildlife identified by states as Species of Greatest Conservation Need and their habitats. The 12 states receiving grants are: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Carolina and Washington. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:40:20 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375338 Washington Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Support Recreational Boating and Clean Water A total of $16.6 million in grants will be awarded to 21 states under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday, July 15. The program also provides information and education about the importance, benefits and availability of pump-outs. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:26:26 http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/news.cfm?id=2144375337