[Federal Register: February 3, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 22)]
[Page 5694-5695]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Fiscal Year 2005 Tribal Landowner Incentive Program; Request for 
Grant Proposals

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 Landowner 
Incentive Program (TLIP). The Department of the Interior and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 allocated $ 
21,694,365 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for conservation 
grants to States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the 
United States Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, American 
Samoa, and Tribes under a Landowner Incentive Program. The Service has 
targeted $2,126,048 for TLIP.

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 TLIP 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, and 
electronically at http://grants.fws.gov/tribal.html.

Project proposals should be submitted 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

Table 1.--Where to Send Project Proposals and List of Regional Contacts
States where the project Where to send your project Regional Native American
Service region will occur proposal liaison and 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
Oklahoma, and Texas. Fish and Wildlife (505) 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
Michigan, Minnesota, Fish and Wildlife (612) 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
Kentucky, Louisiana, Service, 1875 Century or Kyla Hastie
Mississippi, North Blvd, Rm. 410, Atlanta, (404) 679-7133
Carolina, South Carolina, GA 30345.
and Tennessee.
Region 5............... Connecticut, Delaware, Regional Director, U.S. D.J. Monette
District of Columbia, Fish and Wildlife (413) 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.

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Region 7............... Alaska.................... Regional Director, U.S. Tony DeGange
Fish and Wildlife (907) 786-3492
Service, 1011 East Tudor
Road, Anchorage, AK 99503-

Request for Proposals: The Service invites submission of grant
proposals for the protection and management of habitat to benefit
federally listed, proposed, or candidate species or other at-risk
species from federally recognized Indian tribal governments (including
Alaska Native Villages). This program supports the efforts of tribal
governments in programs that develop or augment the capacity to manage,
conserve, or protect fish and wildlife species of concern 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, Acting Director, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 05-2091 Filed 2-2-05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310-55-P