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Restoration / Enhancement of two major wetlands in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York.

Post Date

July 24th 2015

Application Due Date

July 30th 2015

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Community Development
Natural Resources

Number of Awards


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  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $94600 - $94600

Grant Description

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems. One goal is to improve habitat for wildlife protection and restoration. Using appropriations from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program anticipates funding wetland and associated upland habitat restoration and enhancement projects for conservation of native Great Lakes fish and wildlife populations, particularly migratory birds. Projects will be completed in the Great Lakes Watershed in New York, specifically Wilson Bay and Catharine Marsh. Wilson Bay is in the Town of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, and Catharine Marsh is in the Town of Whitney Point, Schuyler County. This is an announcement for issuing a single source financial assistance award to the Wetland Trust Inc., Burdett, New York. This announcement is for notification purposes only. The intent of the award is to perform wetland restoration / enhancement in Wilson Bay and Catharine Marsh located in the Town of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, and the Town of Whitney Point, Schuyler County, respectively. II. Award Information The USFWS intends to make a sole source award to the Wetland Trust Inc. of $94,600. The Wetland Trust Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is uniquely qualified to perform this work. They have expertise in wetland restoration and enhancement projects, have worked in similar habitats in New York State and are familiar with New York State regulations and time of year restrictions. These projects must be implemented by the end of FY2015.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of the Interior

  • Office:

    Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Christine Guimond, 413-253-8607

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