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Secretary of Interior Gale Norton Announces 2005 Tribal Wildlife Grant Awards
Southwest Region, August 11, 2005
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On August 11, 2005, Secretary of Interior Gale Norton announced the 2005 Tribal Wildlife Grant Awards.  Eight Tribes from the Southwest Region were successful applicants.  The Grant awards include the following: 1) Hopi Tribe (AZ) - $250,000 to assess golden eagle populations and habitat and complete an Ethnographic Study regarding golden eagles; 2) San Carlos Apache Tribe (AZ) - $249,596 to assess domestic cattle mortality attributed to Mexican wolves and three other carnivors; 3) Mescalero Apache Tribe (NM) - $249,923 to raise Rio Grande cutthroat trout at the Mescalero Tribal Fish Hatchery and distribute them on southwestern Tribal lands; 4) Pueblo of Acoma (NM) - $250,000 to assess bighorn sheep populations and habitat and Rocky Mountian elk populations and their habitat use; 5) Pueblo of Jemez (NM) - $162,691 to develop a wildlife data base and a comprehensive wildlife management plan; 6) Pueblo of Sandia (NM) - $78,094 to restore wetland/bosque habitat for Southwestern willow flycatchers; 7) Pueblo of Santa Ana (NM) - $149,997 to assess Rio Grande silvery minnow populations and their habitat; and 8) Peoria Tribe (OK) - $240,000 to assess populations of the Neosho Mucket and Neosho Madtom in the Spring and Neosho Rivers.  A total of  $1,630,301 will be awarded including $1,402,210 under the Tribal Wildlife Grant Program and $228,091 under the Tribal Landowner Incentive Program.    

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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