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  • A white and black bird with a bright yellow face.
    Golden-cheeked warbler. Photo by Jason Crotty CC BY 2.0.

    Fish and Wildlife Service seeks proposals from states for fiscal year 2011 endangered species grants

    November 16, 2010 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking proposals from states and U.S. territories interested in obtaining federal financial assistance to acquire land or conduct planning efforts for endangered species conservation. For fiscal year (FY) 2011, the President’s budget request for the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund includes approximately $85 million in grant funding for conservation planning activities and habitat acquisition benefitting federally protected species. Proposals must be submitted to the appropriate Service regional offices by January 18, 2011.  Read the full story...

  • Banks of the Mississippi River.
    Mississippi River at Lower Hatchie Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Roland Klose CC BY-ND 2.0.

    Secretary Salazar announces $35.7 million for refuge acquisitions and wetlands grants for migratory birds

    June 1, 2010 | 4 minute read

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved a total of $35.7 million for refuge acquisitions and wetlands grants for migratory birds — $30.4 million in federal funding for grants to conserve more than 319,000 acres of wetlands and associated habitats in the United States and Canada under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) and $5.3 million in Federal Duck Stamp funds to add more than 1,849 wetland acres to six units of the National Wildlife Refuge System.  Read the full story...

  • A white and black bird with a bright yellow face.
    Golden-cheeked warbler. Photo by Jason Crotty CC BY 2.0.

    Secretary Salazar announces nearly $66 million in grants to conserve habitat of threatened and endangered species

    April 12, 2010 | 4 minute read

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced nearly $66 million in grants to enable 25 states to work with private landowners, conservation organizations and other partners to protect and conserve the habitat of threatened and endangered species. The grants, awarded through the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund, will benefit numerous species ranging from the desert tortoise to the Indiana bat. “These grants are part of our ongoing commitment to work with states and other partners to ensure America’s beautiful land and wildlife are conserved for future generations,” Salazar said.  Read the full story...

  • A white breasted bird with a brown head and grey feathers.
    Long-necked and slim, the Northern Pintail is a graceful, elegant bird. Photo by Dan Cox, USFWS.

    Secretary Salazar announces more than $41 million to purchase wetlands and fund grants for migratory waterfowl habitat more than $7 million in waterfowl habitat grants approved for southeastern states

    September 11, 2009 | 6 minute read

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced on September 9, 2009, the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission has approved the expenditure of nearly $8 million in Federal Duck Stamp funds to add more than 4,000 wetland acres to seven units of the National Wildlife Refuge System. The Commission also approved $33.4 million in federal funding to conserve more than 190,000 acres of wetlands and associated habitat in the United States under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA).  Read the full story...

  • Six people wearing life preservers on a boat.
    People enjoying a boat. Photo by Greg Workman, FWC.

    Secretary Salazar announces boating grants to 28 states to help keep waterways clean

    June 9, 2009 | 7 minute read

    Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced that $14.6 million will be awarded to 28 states under the Clean Vessel Act grant program in 2009. The grants will be used to fund the construction and installation of sewage pumpout facilities and floating restrooms, to purchase pumpout boats and provide educational programs for recreational boaters. “Clean Vessel Act funds support construction of facilities in communities that depend on recreational boating for their economy, and depend on clean water for their health,” said Salazar.  Read the full story...

  • A blue butterfly with orange spots perched on a blade of grass.
    Female Karner Blue Butterfly. Photo by Jill Utrup, USFWS.

    Secretary Salazar announces $57.8 Million in grants to support land acquisition and conservation planning for endangered species

    April 21, 2009 | 4 minute read

    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced more than $57.8 million in grants to 27 states to support conservation planning and acquisition of vital habitat for threatened and endangered fish, wildlife and plants. The grants, awarded through the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund, will benefit numerous species ranging from the desert tortoise to the Indiana bat. “The successful conservation of threatened and endangered species requires a partnership between the federal government and the states,” Salazar said.  Read the full story...

  • A biologist with a walking stick walks through dense wetland vegetation.
    Due to dense vegetation and an often muddy ground, traipsing through bogs can often be a challenge. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    $7 million in federal grants awarded to Native American tribes for wildlife conservation work

    April 20, 2009 | 11 minute read

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that 41 Native American tribes in 16 states will receive $7 million in competitive federal grants to undertake a wide variety of conservation projects. Funding is provided through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Tribal Wildlife Grants program (TWG), which helps tribes defray the cost of implementing programs on their lands benefiting fish, wildlife, and their habitat. “Native American tribes manage nearly 100 million acres of land in the United States, land that provides important habitat for some of our nation’s most treasured species.  Read the full story...

  • A bright yellow bird with a downward curved beak perched on a tree branch.
    Maui parrotbill. Photo by Andrew Smith CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Interior Secretary Salazar announces award of $9 million in grants to states for imperiled species Conservation

    April 20, 2009 | 4 minute read

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the award of more than $9 million to 12 state wildlife agencies to help conserve and recover imperiled fish and wildlife species through the State Wildlife Grants (SWG) Competitive Program. The federal funding will be matched by more than $7 million in non-Federal funds provided by states and their partners for projects helping imperiled fish, wildlife and plant species. The SWG Competitive Program, part of the U.  Read the full story...

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