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2007 Prescott Grant Proposals

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2007 Received | 2007 Funded
Federal Register 2007 Notice of Solicitation [pdf]
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2007 Prescott Proposals Received

State Applicant Project Title Federal Funding Requested
AK Alaska Department of Fish and Game Reduce Entanglements of Live Stranded Steller Sea Lions in Alaska
94,685.11
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Basic operations and medical care of rehabilitation patients
99,803
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Facility Improvements to Enhance Quarantine
99,927
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Alaska Region Stranding Network Development and Training
99,766
AK University of Alaska Anchorage Analysis of the Dolphin Heart Conduction System.
58,074
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Improvements to marine mammal data and specimen archives at UAM.
100,000
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Morbidity and mortality of marine mammals on the north coast of the Alaska Peninsula.
100,000
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Myoglobin distribution and trophic studies in pygmy and dwarf sperm whales: insights into species delineation and habitat use
99,995
AK Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Assessment of northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) entanglement in marine debris on the Pribilof Islands
99,810
AK The Alaska Sea Otter and Steller Sea Lion Commission (TASSC) Enhancing the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network through Increased Response from Coastal Alaska Natives
81,345
AK Alaska Whale Foundation Stranded marine mammal identification and reporting wheelhouse cards
21,940
AK Alaska Whale Foundation Improving Alaska Whale Foundation's disentanglement preparedness in Southeast Alaska
39,540
CA Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Enhance response, rehabilitation and data collection of stranded marine mammals on Northern California's remote coastline
100,000
CA The Marine Mammal Center Stranded harbor seals as indicators of pathogen prevelance in harbor seals of San Francisco, a heavily urbanized environment.
95,792
CA The Marine Mammal Center Understanding the cyclic dynamics of leptospirosis in California sea lions. (Zalophus californianus)
99,428
CA The Regents of the University of California Continued Prescott Program Enhancement of Stranding Response at University of California Santa Cruz Long Marine Lab
90,906
CA The Regents of the University of California Marine Mammal Pathology Service for the Central California Coast, Part 5
97,883
CA San Jose State University Foundation Enhancing the Response to Marine Mammal Strandings by Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in Central California
99,838
CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Enhancement of Cetacean Bio-Monitoring in Central and Southern California
80,909.90
CA City of Malibu Expanded stranding response and increased data collection from stranded marine mammals
92,950
CA Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Maintenance of a Successful Veterinary Program at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
100,000
CA Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Improving operational capabilities at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
96,100
CA Friends of the Sea Lion, Inc. dba Pacific Marine Mammal Center Diagnostic and Treatment Enhancements for Stranded Marine Mammals
99,644
CA Biomimetica Establishing Auditory Evoked Potential Measurement Capabilities for Stranding Response Teams
51,978.90
CA SeaWorld, San Diego Population screening for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus gilli) and common dolphins (Delphinus delphis and D. capensis) off of San Diego County
75,000
CA SeaWorld, San Diego Facility enhancements and operational support for marine mammal stranding response
95,580
CA Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Post-release monitoring of rehabilitated fur seals and elephant seals in southern California through the use of satellite-linked radio telemetry
99,404
CT Mystic Aquarium INVESTIGATION OF ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF HUMANE EUTHANASIA OF MARINE MAMMALS TO REDUCE ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
99,998
CT Mystic Aquarium Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Mystic Aquarium
100,000
DE DNREC - Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Support staffing and operational needs for comprehensive stranding response and health assessments for marine mammals stranding in Delaware.
99,680
FL Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. Toll-like Receptors in Marine Mammals — Could Detecting TLRs in Marine Mammals Lead to New Research Dealing With Immunosuppression?
100,000
FL Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. Significance of infectious diseases caused by several families of viruses in wild cetacean populations involved in stranding events.
79,450
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Enhancing live animal response, public outreach and education, and improving the assessment of cetecean health trends and interactions between bottlenose dolphins and recreational fishing gear
99,581
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Age, growth, reproduction and feeding ecology of rough-toothed dolphins from single and mass strandings in Florida, with a compilation of voucher materials deposited in various institutions
91,421
FL Marine Animal Rescue Society Enhance MARS' stranding support, facility capacity and outreach within the network through continual improvements of proven methods.
100,000
FL Florida Keys Marine Mammal Rescue Team, Inc. Mobile response and triage units for the Florida Keys with research collection for both live and dead animals and appropriate volunteer training
57,317
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Cetacean Stranding Response and Training in Lee and Collier Counties, Florida
40,086
FL Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc. Support for Operation of the Dolphin and Whale Hospital
100,000
FL Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc. Enhancement of Marine Mammal Strandings Program
100,000
FL Clearwater Marine Aquarium Stranding transportation upgrade, necropsy supplies, and stranding pool and supplies for marine mammal stranding events
53,595
HI Attractions Hawaii / DBA Sea Life Park by Dolphin Discovery Development of live cetacean stranding response teams on the main Hawaiian Islands and a long-term cetacean rehabilitation facility on Oahu, Hawaii
100,000
HI Hawaii Pacific University Continuing To Enhance Cetacean Necropsy Capabilities in the Main Hawaiian Islands
100,000
MA Cape Cod Stranding Network, Inc. Maintaining Readiness: Operational Support for Single and Mass Stranding Response and Training on Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts
100,000
MA National Marine Life Center Establishment of a Seal Rehabilitation Program on Cape Cod
100,000
MA New England Aquarium Corporation Enhancement of Marine Mammal Response, Rehabilitation and Data Collection with a Focus on Mass Stranding Events
99,906
MA New England Aquarium Corporation Investigating the Prevalence of Emerging, Existing, and/or Zoonotic Pathogens in resident Populations of Stranded Marine Mammals
79,179
MA The Whale Center of New England Marine mammal stranding responses on Massachusetts' North Shore: Timely assistance for living animals and comprehensive regional data collection.
93,564
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2007 Necropsy of Fresh and Human-Impacted Marine Mammal Strandings in SE Massachusetts and Cape Cod
99,931
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Biomedical Imaging: A New Tool to Assess Brain Pathologies in Marine Mammals Exposed to Biological and Chemical Agents.
75,498
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Continuation of Enhanced Level B and C Data Collection from Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in Maryland.
65,435
MD National Aquarium in Baltimore Support and Enhancment of the National Aquarium in Baltimore's Marine Animal Rescue Program (MARP), 2007
56,600
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/Downeast region of Maine, 2007-2008
99,900
ME Maine Department of Marine Resources Support basic needs of organizations for response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals.
100,000
ME University of New England Enhancement of Stranding Response in Data Collection in Southern Maine
99,522
ME University of New England Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center Diagnostic Enhancement, Disease Surveillance, and Operational Support
99,559
ME University of New England Composting as a Disposal Option (Phase ll)
68,853
ME Marine Animal Lifeline Continuance of veterinary care staffing for the marine mammal rehabilitation program
99,630
ME Marine Animal Lifeline Rescue and Rehabilitation expense support for the marine mammal veterinary care program
100,000
MP Northern Marianas College Building the capacity of US Insular areas for Marine Mammal Stranding Response
100,000
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Inc. Enhancement and upgrading of stranding respose capability and a rehabilitation facility for marine mammals in the Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama sub-region of the Gulf of Mexico
100,000
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Inc. An evaluation of the viral, bacterial, mycologic, and toxicologic conditions, as well as the genetic diversity and age associated with stranded bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Mississippi Sound and the adjacent waters of the North-Central
100,000
NC University of North Carolina Wilmington Enhanced tissue collection and health monitoring of stranded marine mammals in North Caorlina and Virginia
98,240
NC North Carolina State University Bartonella prevalence in stranded marine mammals along the North Carolina coast: bacterial load and tissue localization
99,392
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center To enhance and support Marine Mammal Stranding Center staffing and veterinary requirements.
100,000
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Program Support to Enhance Operations for Response, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals
100,000
OR Oregon State University Monitoring post-release survival and adrenal health of rehabilitated California sea lions
97,345
OR Oregon State University Enhancing the Capabilities of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network
98,502
OR Portland State University DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH AND INVESTGATION OF PROTENTIAL RELATIONSHIP OF DIET AND EXPOSURE TO BIOTOXINS IN STRANDED MARINE MAMMALS IN OREGON
98,393
OR Portland State University ENHANCEMENT OF NORTHERN OREGON/SOUTHERN WASHINGTON MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING RESPONSE AND NECROPSY CAPABILITIES
95,034
PR Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Puerto Rico Marine Mammal Rescue Network
100,000
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Response, treatment and data collection from living and dead marine mammals stranded along the Texas coast
100,000
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Expanding the geographical area of coverage to the state of Louisiana for response, treatment and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals
99,805
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Response, rehabilitation & examination of stranded marine mammals in Virginia
99,990
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Providing local stranding networks with tools to coordinate large whale stranding response
57,888
WA Cascadia Research Collective Specific research on stranded marine mammals in Washington State including contaminant concentrations and trends, harbor porpoise stock structure, under-reporting rate, and health effects
99,715.48
WA Cascadia Research Collective Stranding response in southern Puget Sound and central outer coast Washington 2007-2009 including large whale stranding response for all Washington
99,832.50
WA Orca Network Stranding response and post-mortem examination of stranded marine mammals in Central Puget Sound, Washington with preliminary epidemiological and GIS analyses of stranding data.
100,000
WA Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enhanced response to stranded marine mammals and investigating causes of mortality in Washington waters.
100,000
WA The Whale Museum Stranding response and post-mortem evaluation of marine mammals stranded in San Juan County, Washington
87,556
WA Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Care of Live Stranded Harbor Seals in the Northwest Region: Treatment, Data Collection and Compilation, and Training
85,783
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