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Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Program

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07/22/2016 - National Survey
An addendum titled "Deer Hunting in the United States: Demographics and Trends" to the 2011 National Survey is available. This report provides information about deer hunter demographic characteristics, spending patterns, trends, and bag rate.

06/14/2016 - Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program announces the publication of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Fiscal Year 2017 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG), Tier 1 and Tier 2 on Grants.gov (CFDA 15.622).  Applicants are encouraged to contact their WSFR Regional office staff for assistance with preparing and submitting applications. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 8, 2016.

05/23/2016 - State Wildlife Grant Program
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides $5.5 million through competitive State Wildlife Grants (SWG) to 11 state fish and wildlife agencies and one regional fish and wildlife association. (News Release)

04/01/2016 - Multistate Conservation Grant Program
The notice of availability and request for applications for the FY 2017 Multistate Conservation Grant Program is posted on Grants.gov (CFDA 15.628). Letters of Intent, the first stage of the application process, were due to the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) by May 06, 2016.  Full proposals, which are the second stage of the application process, are due by August 5, 2016.

03/17/2016 - Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced nearly $14 million in grants to 32 states, commonwealths and territories for projects to support recreational boating through the Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program. (News Release)

03/08/2016 - State Wildlife Grant Program
Service provides nearly $50 million in State Wildlife Grants (SWG) to States and Territories (2016 Apportionment). (News Release)

03/08/2016 - Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program
The final Fiscal Year 2016 Apportionment tables are now posted for Wildlife Restoration and Sport Fish Restoration. (News Release)

02/02/2016 - National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program
The Service is accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2017 National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program through June 29, 2016 from eligible State agencies to conserve, protect, or enhance coastal wetlands of the United States.  For further information to apply, please see the annual Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). You can apply through Grants.gov, and search by CFDA 15.614 or Funding Opportunity Number F16AS00089.

WSFR Toolkit
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