[Federal Register: February 3, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 22)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Fiscal Year 2005 Tribal Wildlife Grants; Request for Grant 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for proposals.


SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) are soliciting 
project proposals for Federal assistance under the Tribal Wildlife 
Grants program (TWG). The Department of the Interior and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 authorized an 
appropriation of $69,027,526 for wildlife conservation grants to States 
and to the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories, and Tribes under 
provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 and the Fish and 
Wildlife Coordination Act, for the development and implementation of 
programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat, including 
species that are not hunted or fished. The Act further specified that 
the Service use $ 5,916,645 of the funds for a competitive grant 
program available to federally recognized Indian Tribes. This allows 
the Secretary, through the Director of the Service, to manage a 
separate Tribal grant program not subject to the provisions of the 
formula-based State Wildlife Grants program, or other requirements of 
the State Wildlife Grants portion of Pub. L. 107-63.

DATES: Project proposals must be postmarked by April 4, 2005 and 
submitted to the appropriate Regional Office (see Table 1 in 

ADDRESSES: For information regarding collection requirements and 
application kit, applicants should contact the Native American Liaison 
in the Service's Regional Office for the State in which the proposed 
project would occur. The contact information for each Regional Office 
is listed in Table 1 below. Information on the TWG is also available 
from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of the Native American 
Liaison, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 3251, Washington, DC 20240, fax 
(202) 501-3524 and electronically at http://grants.fws.gov/tribal.html.

Send your project proposal to the Service's Regional Office for the
State in which the proposed project would occur (see Table 1 under this
section). You must submit one original and two copies of the complete
proposal. We will not accept facsimile project proposals.

Table 1.--Where To Send Project Proposals and List of Regional Contacts
Regional Native
Service region States where the project Where to send your project American liaison and
will occur proposal phone number
Region 1.......................... Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Regional Director, U.S. Scott L. Aikin,
Washington, Nevada, and Fish and Wildlife (503) 231-6123.
California. Service, Eastside Federal
Complex, 911 NE. 11th
Avenue, Portland, OR
Region 2.......................... Arizona, New Mexico, Regional Director, U.S. John Antonio, (505)
Oklahoma, and Texas. Fish and Wildlife 248-6810.
Service, 500 Gold Avenue,
SW., P.O. Box 1306,
Albuquerque, NM 87103-
Region 3.......................... Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Regional Director, U.S. John Leonard, (612)
Michigan, Minnesota, Fish and Wildlife 713-5108.
Missouri, Ohio, and Service, 1 Federal Drive,
Wisconsin. Fort Snelling, MN 55111-
Region 4.......................... Alabama, Arkansas, Regional Director, U.S. James D. Brown,
Florida, Georgia, Fish and Wildlife (404) 679-7125 or
Kentucky, Louisiana, Service, 1875 Century Kyla Hastie, (404)
Mississippi, North Blvd., Rm. 410, Atlanta, 679-7133.
Carolina, South Carolina, GA 30345.
and Tennessee.

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Region 5.......................... Connecticut, Delaware, Regional Director, U.S. D.J. Monette, (413)
District of Columbia, Fish and Wildlife 253-8662.
Maine, Maryland, Service, 300 Westgate
Massachusetts, New Center Drive, Hadley, MA
Hampshire, New Jersey, 01035-9589.
New York, Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island, Vermont,
Virginia, and West
Region 6.......................... Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Regional Director, U.S. David Redhorse,
Nebraska, North Dakota, Fish and Wildlife (303) 236-4575.
South Dakota, Utah, and Service, 134 Union
Wyoming. Boulevard, Suite 400,
Lakewood, CO 80228.
Region 7.......................... Alaska.................... Regional Director, U.S. Tony DeGange, (907)
Fish and Wildlife 786-3492.
Service, 1011 East Tudor
Road, Anchorage, AK 99503-

Request For Proposals: The Service invites submission of grant
proposals from federally recognized Indian tribal governments
(including Alaska Native Villages) for the development and
implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their
habitat, including species that are not hunted or fished. This program
supports the efforts of federally recognized Tribal governments in
projects that develop or augment the capacity to manage, conserve, or
protect fish and wildlife resources through the provision of funding
and technical support.
For complete application guidelines, please refer to http://grants.fws.gov/tribal.html or contact the Native American Liaison in your Fish and Wildlife Service Region (see Table 1 in ADDRESSES). The Application Kit outlines program requirements, selection criteria, and award procedures. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, contact the Native American Liaison in the appropriate Regional Office (see Table 1 under ADDRESSES) or Patrick Durham, Office of the Native American Liaison, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1849 C Street, Mail Stop 3012 MIB, Washington, DC 20240, 202/208-4133. Dated: January 25, 2005. Marshall Jones, Director, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 05-2090 Filed 2-2-05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310-55-P