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NEWS BULLETIN U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Southwest Regional Office http://www.fws.gov/cno Please deliver to the appropriate News/Outdoor/Environmental Editor The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to get you the information you need in a cost-effective and timely manner. Please contact us if you do not wish to receive this information or if you prefer it in a different format. Thank you. Phone: 916-978-6159 Fax: 916-414-6486 ------------------------------------------------ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2011 Request for FY 2012 Tribal Wildlife Grant Proposals The Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) invites submission of grant proposals from federally recognized Indian tribal governments, including Alaska Native Villages, for the development and implementation of programs that benefit wildlife and their habitat, including species of Native American cultural or traditional importance and that are not hunted or fished. TWG supports projects that develop or augment tribal capacity to manage, conserve, or protect fish and wildlife resources through funding and technical support. The Fiscal Year 2012 Presidentís Budget proposes to fund the Tribal Wildlife Grant program at $8,000,000, a $1,000,000 increase from the FY2011 Presidentís budget request. Project proposals must be postmarked by September 2, 2011 and submitted to the Regional Office. A TWG project proposal includes a cover page, program summary, program narrative, budget narrative, budget table, resolution of support from the tribal council, and Standard Form 424 Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424). To view the FY 2012 TWG Application Kit and related materials, please visit our web site at; ttp://www.fws.gov/nativeamerican/grants.html, or contact the Native American Liaison in the Serviceís Regional Office in which the proposed project would occur. Information on TWG is also available from the Office of the Native American Liaison, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr. MS-330, Arlington, VA 22203; or telephone (703) 358-1728. For Tribes in Nevada, California and the Klamath Basin, please contact Jason Cox at (916) 414-6540. The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov --FWS--
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