[Federal Register: November 2, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 211)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Fiscal Year 2006 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) 2006 allocated 
$23,886,000 (subject to potential rescission to meet other important 
national priorities) 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 $2,388,600 for TLIP.

DATES: Project proposals must be postmarked by January 31, 2006 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 

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                     Table 1.--Where To Send Project Proposals and List of Regional Contacts
                           States where the project     Where to send your     Regional Native American liaison
     Service  region              will occur             project proposal              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
                                                      N.E. 11th Avenue,
                                                      Portland, OR 97232-
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
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
                            Wisconsin.                Drive, Fort Snelling,
                                                      MN 55111-4080.
Region 4.................  Alabama, Arkansas,        Regional Director; U.S.  Kyla Hastie
                            Florida, Georgia,         Fish and Wildlife       (404) 679-7133
                            Kentucky, Louisiana,      Service, 1875 Century
                            Mississippi, North        Blvd, Rm. 410,
                            Carolina, South           Atlanta, GA 30345.
                            Carolina, and Tennessee.
Region 5.................  Connecticut, Delaware,    Regional Director; U.S.  D.J. Monette (413) 253-8662
                            District of Columbia,     Fish and Wildlife
                            Maine, Maryland,          Service, 300 Westgate
                            Massachusetts, New        Center Drive, Hadley,
                            Hampshire, New Jersey,    MA 01035-9589.
                            New York, Pennsylvania,
                            Rhode Island, Vermont,
                            Virginia, and West
Region 6.................  Colorado, Kansas,         Regional Director; U.S.  David Redhorse
                            Montana, Nebraska,        Fish and Wildlife       (303) 236-4575
                            North Dakota, South       Service, 134 Union
                            Dakota, Utah, and         Boulevard, Suite 400,
                            Wyoming.                  Lakewood, CO 80228.
Region 7.................  Alaska..................  Regional Director; U.S.  Sue Detwiler
                                                      Fish and Wildlife       (907) 786-3868
                                                      Service, 1011 East
                                                      Tudor Road, Anchorage,
                                                      AK 99503-6199.

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.
    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://www.fws.gov/grants/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.

    Dated: October 24, 2005.
Paul Hoffman,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Fish and Wildlife and Parks.
[FR Doc. 05-21690 Filed 11-1-05; 8:45 am]