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Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

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The following grants have been funded through the Proactive Species Conservation Grant program or through funds provided by NMFS regional offices.

 

2011
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2011

Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Alabama shad (Alosa alabamae) restoration for the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee- Flint River Basin, Florida, Georgia, Alabama $93,509
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Conservation of the Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) in the Waters of Delaware Bay and Nearshore Coastal Habitats $49,145
Maine Department of Marine Resources A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine $456,680
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Abalone Restoration in the Pacific Northwest $181,988
SEA Lab
Green abalone (Haliotis fulgens) culturing techniques and out planting strategies
$37,000
2010
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2010
Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Alabama shad (Alosa alabamae) restoration for the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee- Flint River Basin, Florida, Georgia, Alabama $98,073
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Conservation of the Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) in the Waters of Delaware Bay and Nearshore Coastal Habitats $60,320
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow: Conservation Planning and Implementation $49,082
Maine Department of Marine Resources A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine $441,000
SEA Lab
Green abalone (Haliotis fulgens) culturing techniques and out planting strategies
$37,000
2009
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2009
Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Alabama shad (Alosa alabamae) restoration for the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee- Flint River Basin, Florida, Georgia, Alabama $100,875
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Coastal Resources Management Office Assessment of status and habitat specificity and development of a draft archipelagic management plan forCheilinus undulatus (humphead wrasse) and Bolbometopon muricatum (bumphead parrotfish) in the Mariana Islands $74,000
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Conservation of the Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) in the Waters of Delaware Bay and Nearshore Coastal Habitats $64,856
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow: Conservation Planning and Implementation $80,824
Maine Department of Marine Resources
A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine
$456,680
University of Hawaii Conduct spatially predictive modeling of potential habitat for two NOAA Species of Concern (Lingula reevii and Montipora dilatata) in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii $21,702
University of Maine
Accoustic tracking of Atlantic sturgeon on the Saco River, Maine
$49,071
The Nature Conservancy Alewife recovery in the Penobscot River, Maine $20,000
Kleinschmidt Associates Fish community survey in the Penobscot River, Maine $24,500
Delaware State University/Endeavor Fisheries Tagging and tracking Atlantic sturgeon along the Delaware coast $123,990
University of Southern Maine Alewife population genetics $24,993
2008
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2008
Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Alabama shad (Alosa alabamae) restoration for the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee- Flint River Basin, Florida, Georgia, Alabama $98,452
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Coastal Resources Management Office CNMI proactive species conservation: Assessment of status and habitat specificity of Cheilinus undulatus and Bolbometopon muricatum in the Southern Islands of the CNMI $44,502
Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries MDMF Sand tiger shark conservation research effort $21,550
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow: Conservation Planning and Implementation $83,320
Maine Department of Marine Resources
A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine
$456,680
U.S.Geological Survey Movement and distribution studies on Atlantic sturgeon in the Merrimack River, Massachusetts $19,452
University of Maine Evaluation of stable isotope method for detecting the influence of anadromous fish on nutrient subsidy to lake-stream systems in Maine $5,000
University of Hawaii Conduct population surveys and remove alien algal threats to two Species of Concern, Lingula reevii and Montipora dilatata, in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii $15,707
Maine Department of Marine Resources Alewife recovery $50,000
2007
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2007
Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow: Conservation Planning and Implementation $71,368
Maine Department of Marine Resources
A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine
$418,631
University of Maine Interagency agreement to investigate into distribution and abundance of Atlantic sturgeon, shortnose sturgeon, and other diadromous species in the Penobscot River, Maine $94,158
NMFS Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Passive acoustic monitoring of reef fishes $10,000
Waikiki Aquarium Create an outreach and education exhibit for two Species of Concern: the Hawaiian reef coral (Montipora dilatata) and the inarticulated brachiopod (Lingula reevii), and support genetic analysis of recently collected Montipora fragments collected in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu $14,745
2006
Proactive Species Conservation Grants Funded

NOTE: Some grants were awarded for multiple years. The Federal funding amounts indicated in the tables below are for FY2006
Agency Project Title Approved Federal Funding
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Fundulus jenkinsi, Saltmarsh Topminnow: Conservation Planning and Implementation $71,726
Maine Department of Marine Resources
A multi-state collaborative to develop and implement a conservation program for three anadromous finfish species of concern in the Gulf of Maine
$418,274