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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Account:    Resource management (14-1611)
Certifying Official:    Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Atlantic Salmon Recovery activities administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

1 recipient will receive $1,972,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Funding was directed to the Maine Atlantic Salmon Conservation Fund (MASCF) which provides assistance to private landowners, industry and conservation groups working to restore Atlantic salmon. The funds supported projects to protect, restore and reconnect habitat, improve local capacity, assessment and planning, and to enrich fisheries. Program priorities are based on actions identified as urgent by the National Research Council and the Service's Atlantic Salmon Recovery Plan. Other projects include habitat protection on the Sheepscot, Narraguagus, East Machias and Pleasant Rivers (80% of the riparian habitat along the mainstems of the Machias, Dennys and Ducktrap Rivers has already been protected with support from the MASCF). The funds also supported projects for fish passage, restoring riparian and riverine habitat on all eight salmon rivers, building organizational capability of local grassroots organizations, and conducting other Atlantic salmon assessment and management activities directly related to recovery.
 
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (175172527) $1,972 Endangered Species Recovery 1113 Non-Profit
1120 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 900
Washington, DC
Citation
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Senate Full Committee
Reference: S. Rept. 108-341
Citation Excerpt: $2,000,000 Atlantic Salmon Recovery activities administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Citation Comment: Amount was reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2007


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