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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
Spartina Control at Willapa NWR

1 recipient will receive $690,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: The partners program received funding of $700,000 (adjusted by rescission) for spartina control and fund targeted the money to Willapa National Wildlife Service (NWR). Funds support an effort to eradicate the invasive specie, Spartina Grass, from the Willapa Bay, and restore the tidal mudflats and estuarine habitat for shorebirds, salmon, and other wildlife. Work is accomplished through a cooperative effort with Nature Conservancy, Washington State, the oyster industry, and the Willapa NWR. Specifically, the funding is used to purchase equipment, herbicide, and fuel.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
USFWS (057782021) $690 1121 Federal
3888 State Route 101
Ilwaco, WA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H.R. 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: "'and $700,000 for Willapa Bay spartina grass control."

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

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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