Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act

To provide competitive matching grants to coastal States for coastal wetlands conservation projets.

The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (Section 305, Title III, Public Law 101-646 U.S.C.

3954) established the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program
to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal States.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Catalog Appendix IV for Regional U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Offices.