Wildlife Restoration and Basic Hunter Education

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Funding Opportunity ID:310629
Opportunity Number:F19AS00056
Opportunity Title:Wildlife Restoration and Basic Hunter Education
Opportunity Category:Mandatory
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Education
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):15.611
Eligible Applicants:State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code:DOI-FWS
Agency Name:Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date:Nov 28, 2018
Close Date:Aug 31, 2020
Last Updated Date:Nov 28, 2018
Award Ceiling:$7,000,000
Award Floor:$100
Estimated Total Program Funding:$0
Expected Number of Awards:0
Description:The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, 50 Stat. 917 as amended; 16 U.S.C. 669-669k, now known as the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, was enacted on September 2, 1937, and began functioning July 1, 1938. The purpose of this Act has been to provide funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat, wildlife management research, and the distribution of information produced by the projects. The Act was amended on October 23, 1970, to include funding for hunter safety programs and the development or the operation and maintenance of firearm and archery ranges. Additional information about the Wildlife Restoration Grant Program is available on our website here: Wildlife Restoration Grant Program.WSFRâ¿¿s mission is to work through partnerships to conserve and manage fish and wildlife and their habitats for the use and enjoyment of current and future generations. WSFRâ¿¿s vision is of healthy, diverse, and accessible fish and wildlife populations that offer recreation, economic activity, and other societal benefits, in addition to sustainable ecological functions. WSFRâ¿¿s guiding principle is that society benefits from conservation-based management of fish and wildlife and their habitats and opportunities to use and enjoy them. The Wildlife Restoration Grant Program aligns with WSFRâ¿¿s mission, vision, and guiding principle, and supports three of the Department of the Interiorâ¿¿s priorities including:1) Creating a conservation stewardship legacy second only to Teddy Roosevelt;2) Utilizing our natural resources; and3) Restoring trust with our local communities.
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