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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    National Park Service
Account:    Operation of the national park system (14-1036)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller/Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Great Smoky Mountains NP: hemlock woolly adelgid

1 recipient will receive $476,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: The Service was directed to include funding for hemlock woolly adelgid control at Great Smoky Mountains National Park from within the amounts provided for park operations. The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is a non-native insect that had infested eastern hemlock in the park since 2002. As a result of HWA feeding, hemlocks can lose needles within two years of initial infestation and mortality can occur in three to five years.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
National Park Service-Great Smoky Mountains NP (615587896) $476 Natural Resources Management Federal
107 Park Headquarters Rd
Gatlinburg, TN
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Senate Full Committee
Reference: S. Rept. 108-341
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: The amounts provided for park operations include funds to combat hemlock woolly adelgid at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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