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Budget of the Protected Resources Program

The President's FY 2015 Budget Request is for $214,211,000 for the Protected Resources Program and for changes that include:

Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles and Other Species:                                Protected Resources Program Budget 

Protected Resources Program Budget

Increase Consultation Capacity, ESA recovery

An increase of $13,230,000 to build consultation and permitting capacity mandated by sections 7 and 10 of the ESA and sections 104 and 101(a)(5) of the MMPA. This increase will enable NMFS to:

Species Recovery Grants

An increase of $17,000,000 for the Species Recovery Grants Program. Expanding this competitive grants program will help our partners meet management needs for the growing number of listed species and focus on larger scale, ecosystem-level or multi-state/region projects that have a greater impact on the recovery of listed species. Actions may include:

Prescott Grants

A decrease of $1,909,000 for the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant program and the Marine Mammal Protection Program. NOAA will continue to award competitive grants to stranding network organizations for:

NOAA will continue to coordinate technical and veterinary assistance and guidance to the stranding network.

ESA Salmon

Atlantic and Pacific Salmon

An increase of $1,301,000 for ESA salmon recovery. Funds will support Atlantic and Pacific salmon recovery:

 

Budget Lines and Funding by Year

Protected Resources Program ($ in thousands) FY 2005 Enacted FY 2006 Enacted FY 2007 Enacted FY 2008 Enacted FY 2009 Enacted FY 2010 Enacted FY 2011 Enacted FY 2012 Enacted FY 2013 Enacted FY 2014 Enacted FY 2015
Enacted
FY 2016 President's Budget Request
Protected Resources Research and Management
 
26,266 25,741 26,616 33,187 35,800 39,850 40,418 39,350 37,615 39,000 39,000 123,700
Species Recovery Grants
 
- - - - - 15,623 7,990 2,788 4,022 5,000 5,000 22,000
Marine Mammals
 
81,504 40,212 32,795 40,455 41,340 49,653 47,904 49,153 46,257 49,000 49,000  
Marine Turtles
 
14,943 13,438 13,537 13,665 10,003 14,576 10,452 12,387 12,006 12,200 12,200  
Other Protected Species (Marine Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks)
 
2,464 4,932 4,990 7,975 8,257 8,375 7,984 6,538 6,557 7,000 8,000  
Atlantic Salmon 5,183 4,375 5,850 5,759 6,000 8,500 7,485 5,563 4,658 5,000 5,500 6,200
Pacific Salmon 45,170 56,341 57,227 58,566 59,000 65,000 65,868 58,380 54,406 59,500 60,727 62,300
Pacific Coast Salmon Recovery Fund (PCSRF) 88,216 66,571 66,571 67,000 80,000 80,000 79,840 65,000 60,382 65,000 65,000 58,000
Protected Resources Program Total 263,746 211,610 207,586 230,992 253,945 283,952 267,941 239,159 225,903 241,700 244,000 272,200

 

Protected Resources Program Total

Last Updated: December, 2015