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2012 Prescott Grant Proposals

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2012 Prescott Proposals Received

71 eligible proposals were received for the FY2012 funding cycle

State Applicant Project Title Federal Funding Requested
AK University of Alaska Anchorage Strengthening Alaska's Marine Mammal Stranding Program through Improved Level B and C Reporting
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Hg and Se Toxicodistribution and Associated Histopathology in Cardiac and Renal Tissue of a Model Otariid the California Sea Lion
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks MAP Response to Marine Mammal Strandings in Alaska: 2013
AK Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government Northern Fur Seal Entanglement Debris Workshop and Analysis
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Basic Operations and Medical Care of Rehabilitation Patients 2012-13
AL MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab Maintenance and enhancement of the Alabama Marine Mammal Stranding Network
CA Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Basic operational needs for stranding response, health assessment, rehabilitation, and data collection of stranded marine mammals in Northern California (Humboldt and Del Norte Counties)
CA The Regents of the University of California, Davis Diagnostic Testing Support for the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Network
CA The Marine Mammal Center Augmentation of ante mortem and post mortem diagnostics, treatment and advanced processes training at The Marine Mammal Center
CA California Academy of Sciences Improving staff and volunteer qualifications in order to enhance response and data collection from dead stranded marine mammals in northern California
CA San Jose State University Research Foundation Survival of adult female wild harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii): baseline for assessing survival of rehabilitated strandings
CA San Jose State University Research Foundation Spatio-temporal trends from two decades of marine mammal strandings along the central California coast
CA The 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 Santa Barbara Museum Of Natural History Enhancement of Cetacean Bio-Monitoring in Central and Southern California
CA Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute Basic Enhancement Needs for Response, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals through Staff Support - Stranding Operations & Animal Care Manager
CA California Wildlife Center Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection in northern Los Angeles & southern Ventura Counties, California.
CA MAR3INE on behalf of Marine Mammal Care Center/Ft MacArthur Infrastructure Enhancement at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
CA Friends of the Sea Lion Inc dba Pacific Marine Mammal Center Enhance Professional Veterinary Care for Marine Mammal Patients
CA SeaWorld San Diego Enhance the Release of Rehabilitated Marine Mammals and Large Whale Response in San Diego County, California
CO Colorado State University Estimation of prevalence and optimization of diagnostic strategies for Coxiella burnetii in Pacific marine mammals
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc. Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Sea Research Foundations Mystic Aquarium
CT University of Connecticut Immunomodulatory effects of domoic acid and saxitoxin in harp, harbor and grey seals of the Northeast U.S.upon in vitro exposure.
CT University of Connecticut The role of harmful algal blooms on bottlenose dolphin health: Relationships among biotoxins, eosinophils and immune functions
DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Support essential staffing and operational needs for comprehensive stranding response, data collection, and health assessment for stranded marine mammals occurring in Delaware
FL University of Central Florida Assessing habitat use patterns and stock structure of coastal California delphinids using stable isotope signature analysis of stranded animals
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Enhancing marine mammal stranding response along the east coast of central Florida and increasing comprehensive and consistent guidance for public and network response
FL Florida Atlantic University Potential Neurotoxic Effects of Methlymercury on Bottlenose Dolphins: Implications for Stranding and Population Health
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Enhanced diagnostics, operational support and rescue of live stranded cetaceans in West Central Florida by Mote Marine Laboratorys Dolphin and Whale Hospital
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Rapid detection and response to cetacean mortalities, capacity building for large whale response, and post-release monitoring for rehabilitated animals in central west Florida
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Level 1 and Level 2 Necropsy Training for Increasing Quality of Level A, B, and C Data Collection by the Southeast Cetacean Stranding Network
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Coordination and Response in Southwest Florida
FL University of Florida Development of a Cytology Database for the Marine Mammal Stranding Network: responder training and online educational resources.
FL University of Florida Viral respiratory disease in stranded marine mammals and potential anthroponotic or domestic animal origin
HI Hawaii Pacific University Enhancing Cetacean Stranding Response in Hawaii and the Greater Pacific
HI Hawaii Pacific University Characterizing a Possible Novel Strain of Morbillivirus and other Emerging Diseases in Cetaceans in Hawaii and the Greater Pacific
IL Chicago Zoological Society Dolphin Interventions in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico
LA Audubon Nature Institute, Inc. Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program (LMMSTRP): continued operations and response for live and dead marine mammal strandings while increasing Level A data collection
LA Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Louisiana Prescott Grant Program
MA The Whale Center of New England Enhancing Humane Response and Data Collection for Stranded Marine Mammals on Massachusetts' North Shore
MA New England Aquarium Corporation Investigation into the Variation at Targeted Immune System Genes and the Association with Gram-negative Bacterial Infection in Harbor and Harp Seals in the Gulf of Maine
MA International Fund for Animal Welfare From Health to Hearing: Enhancing Stranding Response, Diagnostics, and Data Collection on Cape Cod, MA
MA International Fund for Animal Welfare Cetacean Stranding Experience Initiative
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2012 Pathophysiology of Bubbles in Stranded Odontocetes
MD National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. Support for Basic Operations and Rehabilitation Care of Pinnipeds
MD National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. Implementation of a Cooperative Marine Mammal Outreach Program
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Marine Mammal Stranding Event Response and Analysis in Maryland
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/Downeast Region of Maine, 2012-2013
ME University Of New England Rehabilitation Support and Compost Facility Expansion
ME University of New England Comparison of Gut Micriobiota Composition Among Stranded and Free-ranging Harbor Seals, Phoca vitulina
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Inc. Marine mammal stranding surveillance and data collection in remote and inaccessible marsh areas of Mississippi and Southeastern Louisiana
NC University of North Carolina Wilmington Linking nitrogen solubility and microvasculature in the acoustic tissues of toothed whales: is this a genesis site for fat and gas emboli?
NC University of North Carolina Wilmington Providing Necropsy Training Workshops for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic and Stranding Response for North Carolina
NC North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources Building Consistent Quality Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Northern NC
NC North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources Continued Stranding Response in Central and Northern North Carolina through the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Operational support for the response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals, with emphasis on the harbor porpoise take reduction plan
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Marine mammal equipment and outreach support program at MMSC
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Support for Facility Operations Relating to the Recovery, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in New York State
OR Portland State University Stranding Response, Data Collection to Document Trends in Disease and Human Interaction and Improvement of Capacity for Response by the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program
OR Oregon State University Enhancing the capabilities of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network
SC Coastal Carolina University The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Stranding Response, Necropsies, and Sample Analysis
TX Texas A&M University Corpus Christi 2011 Lung Function and Ventilatory Responses in Marine Mammals
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Aid of Operations and Increased Capability for Education, Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Marine Mammals Stranded Along the Texas Coast
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Supporting Expert Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Virginia and Beyond in 2013
WA Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network WMMSN to support basic needs for response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals in Whatcom County, WA
WA The Whale Museum Stranding Response and Disease Surveillance in San Juan County, WA
WA Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Stranded Pinniped Rehabilitation Program in Washington State: treatment, facility improvements, training, tissue & data collection
WA Feiro Marine Life Center The Juan de Fuca Marine Mammal Stranding Network (JdF MMSN): Response and volunteer training
WA Makah Tribe Investigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation 2012-2013
WA Orca Network Enhanced stranding response, post-mortem examination, and diagnostics of stranded marine mammals in Central Puget Sound, Washington
WA Port Townsend Marine Science Society Marine Mammal Strandings In East Jefferson County, Washington: Support for Network Response, Post-mortem Examinations, and Public Communication
WA Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enhanced response to stranded marine mammals and investigating causes of mortality in Washington waters by WDFW

Updated: August 27, 2012

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