U.S. Fish & Wildlife Announce Funding for Tribes in 13 States for Conservation Work

Friday, March 27, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced nearly $4.2 million in Tribal Wildlife Grants to Native American Tribes in 13 states. The awards will support 22 fish and wildlife conservation projects that benefit a wide range of wildlife and habitat, including species of Native American cultural or traditional importance and species that are not hunted or fished.

We are pleased to share that a number of tribes within the NPLCC footprint have been selected for funding:

Tulalip Tribes of Washington ($199,906)
Using Beaver to Restore Ecosystem Functions in the Snohomish Watershed

Puyallup Tribe of Indians ($199,879)
South Rainier Elk Herd Habitat Enhancement and Population Monitoring

Suquamish Tribe ($200,000)
Sea Cucumber Restoration Pilot Project

The Klamath Tribes ($200,000)
Re-introducing Extinct Populations of Endangered Suckers in the Upper Klamath Basin

Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon ($200,000)
Coyote Creek Sub-watershed Restoration and Protection Project

Yurok Tribe ($176,771)
Northern California Condor Program: Building Capacity for a Pilot Release

Read the Full Announcement

Categories: Alaska, California, Oregon, Partner Spotlight, Tribes and First Nations, Washington