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2008 Prescott Grant Proposals

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2008 Prescott Proposals Funded

State Applicant Project Title Award Number Federal Funding
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Basic Operations and Medical Care of Rehabilitation Patients
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Alaska Region Stranding Network Annual Meetings and Training
CA Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Enhanced Stranding Response and Rehabilitation on the Lost Coast: Support for Basic Operational Needs and Development of Written Protocols and Manuals
CA California Academy of Sciences Improving marine mammal data collection facilities and specimen archives at the California Academy of Sciences
CA Regents of the University of California, Davis Monitoring post-release movement and survival of rehabilitated harbor seal pups
CA Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz Continued Prescott Program Enhancement of Stranding Response at University of California Santa Cruz Long Marine Lab
CA San Jose State University Foundation A vessel for whale disentanglement in central california
CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Enhancement of Cetacean Bio-Monitoring in Central and Southern California
CA City of Malibu Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection for the City of Malibu
CA Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Facility expansion and Upgrade at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc. Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Mystic Aquarium
FL Florida Atlantic University Foundation (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution) Furthern Investigations of the Etiopahogenesis of Kogia spp. Cardiomyopathy
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Enhancing public and network outreach and education in the SEUS stranding network and support for marine mammal stranding response along the east coast of Florida
FL Marine Animal Rescue Society Enhance MARS' stranding support, facility capacity and outreach within the network through continual improvements of proven methods
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Monitoring natural and human-related mortality of cetaceans along the central West coast of Florida and post-release tracking of rehabilitated animals
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Facility and Equipment Enhancement at the Dolphin and Whale Hospital
GA GA Department of Natural Resources Enhancing the Georgia Marine Mammal Stranding Network Through Improved Academic Collaboration
HI Hawaii Pacific University Continuing to Build Capacity for Cetacean Necropsies in the Main Hawaiian Islands and the Greater Pacific
LA Audubon Nature Institute, Inc. Louisania Marine Mammal Rescue Program: continued program operations and response for live and dead strandings while increasing Level A, B, and C data collection and samples for analysis
MA New England Aquarium Expanding Our Understanding of Marine Mammal Strandings through Enhanced Proficiency of Staff and Volunteers, Increased Sample Collection and Analysis, and More Efficient Manipulation of Data
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2008- Examination of Offshore Large Whale Mortalities
MD National Aquarium in Baltimore 2008 Support and Enhancement of the National Aquarium in Baltimore's Marine Animal Rescue Program
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Enhanced Tissue and Data Collection from Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in Maryland
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-Coast/Downeast Region of Maine, 2008-2009
ME University of New England Broadening Observations Through Technology, Continuation of Infectious Disease Monitoring, and Operational Support for the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at the University of New England
ME Maine Department of Marine Resources Prescott Funds for the Maine Department of Marine Resources Marine Mammal Response
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Inc Enhancement of marine mammal stranding response, data collection, and tissue analysis in the Mississippi Sound and the adjacent waters of the North-Central Gulf of Mexico
NC University of North Carolina, Wilmington Enhanced tissue collection and health monitoring of stranded marine mammals in North Carolina and Virginia
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at MMSC
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Operational Support to Enhance Resources for Response, Treatment, and Date Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals Recovered in New York State
OR Portland State University Enhancement of Diagnostic Capabilities and Extension of Geographic Coverage for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program (NOSWSP)
OR Oregon State University Enhancing the Capabilities of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network
TX Texas State Marine Mammal Stranding Network Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Marine Mammals Stranded Along the Texas Coast
VA Virginia Aquarium Processing archived samples from stranded Tursiops in VA
VA Virginia Aquarium Supporting Expert Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Virginia
WA Makah Tribe Investigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation
WA The Whale Museum Response and postmortem evaluation of marine mammals stranded in San Juan County, Washington
WA Orca Network Enhanced stranding response, post-mortem examination, and diagnostics of stranded marine mammals in Central Puget Sound, Washington.
WA Cascadia Research Collective Enhanced Reponse to Stranded Marine Mammals in Washington Including Searches of Outer Coast Beaches and Smith Island to Examine Underreporting of Stranding Rates and Follow Up of Unusual Mortalities


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