Washington Fish and Wildlife Office
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Our nation’s private landowners are critical to the success of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mission to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats. The Service has many tools and programs for conservation of fish, wildlife and plants on private lands.

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Restoration and Recovery Notice of Funding Availability

Every year, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Office gives Notice of Funding Availability for projects that incorporate restoration, recovery, assessment, or research. An emphasis is placed on well-planned projects benefiting Federally listed and candidate species and their habitats.

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

The Partners program provides technical assistance and supports habitat restoration for Federal trust species on private , non-profit, Tribal and local lands. Projects on Federal or State-owned lands are not eligible for funding.

Puget Sound Coastal Program
The Coastal program provides technical assistance and supports a variety of project types that benefit coastal areas of Puget Sound. Projects include planning and implementing coastal habitat restoration projects, assessing threats and status of coastal resources, and conducting outreach and education activities to help promote the stewardship of Washington's coastal resources.

Fisheries and Fish Passage
The Fisheries and Fish Passage programs provide technical assistance and support habitat restoration projects that benefit federal trust species. These projects restore fisheries resources and protect native fish and aquatic species populations.

Species Recovery

This program funds projects with our Federal, State, Tribal and private partners to restore habitat, and recover and conserve listed and rare species throughout Washington.

State Conservation Assistance

State conservation assistance provides financial assistance for States to participate in a wide array of conservation projects for candidate, proposed, or listed species under the Endangered Species Act.

Last updated: September 30, 2014
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