for Fish and Wildlife Program
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been working in voluntary partnership
with private landowners interested in restoring wetlands and other important
wildlife habitats since 1987. The purpose of the program is to assist landowners
with the restoration, enhancement, and protection of wetland, riparian,
and instream habitats. Both technical and financial assistance are available
and encouraged. This program was initiated to support the restoration of
migratory waterfowl populations, but has been expanded to include projects
benefitting endangered species, anadromous fisheries, and neotropical migratory
Information and Requirements:
and promote habitat conservation on private lands which benefit Federal
leadership and develop partnerships necessary to accomplish habitat
the general public on the importance of habitat conservation and encourage
their participation in these efforts
more information refer to the California
Partners for Fish and Wildlife website.
to private landowners only.
and Wildlife Service contribution to project generally limited to less
than 50% of total cost.
to on-the-ground projects resulting in the restoration, enhancement,
or protection of fish and wildlife habitats.
projects are small to intermediate in size due to the limited amount
of funds available.
October 16, 2008