> Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act
This program seeks to provide competitive matching grants to coastal States for coastal wetlands conservation projects. The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (Section 305, Title III, Public Law 101-646 U.S.C. 3954) established the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal States.
General Program Requirements:
Eligible applicants include any agency or agencies designated by the Governor of a coastal State. It is usually a State natural resource or fish and wildlife agency. Eligible coastal States are States bordering the Great Lakes (Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin); States bordering the Atlantic, Gulf (except Louisiana), and Pacific coasts (Alabama, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington); and American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
Please contact the Headquarters Office for more information on this program and your regional office.
The program is co-managed by the Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program and Fish and Wildlife Management and Habitat Restoration.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program
Mail Stop FA-4020
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
Telephone: (703) 358-2156
Division of Fish and Wildlife Management and Habitat Restoration
Mail Stop MAHR-720 ARL
4401 N Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
Telephone: (703) 358-2236.
Web Site Address:
http://wsfrprograms.fws.gov and http://www.fws.gov/coastal/CoastalGran...
U.S. Department of the Interior