Highlands Conservation Act Grant Program

The Highlands Conservation Act (H.R.

1964, 2004; 16 U.S.C.

3901) is designed to assist Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in conserving land and natural resources in the Highlands Region through Federal assistance for land conservation projects in which a State entity acquires

credit:


land or an interest in land from a willing seller to permanently protect resources of high conservation value.

The USDA Forest Service has identified lands that have high conservation value through the â¿¿Highlands Regional Study:
Connecticut and Pennsylvania 2010 Update⿝ similar to that completed for the Highlands of New Jersey and New York in 200 2. Subject to availability of funds through Federal appropriation, each year, Governors of the four Highlands States may submit land conservation projects in the Highlands Region for funding not to exceed fifty-percent of the total cost; projects must be consistent with areas identified in the Update as having high resource value
Related Programs

Highlands Conservation Program

Department of the Interior


Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service

Office:

Estimated Funding: $9,680,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.grants.gov

Additional Information of Eligibility:
A State; An Indian tribe; A city or other political subdivision of a State; An entity that— (a) is a nonprofit organization, an institution of higher education, a public-private partnership, a science or research park, a Federal laboratory, or an economic development organization or similar entity, and (b) has an application that is supported by a State or a political subdivision of a State; or A consortium of any of the entities described above.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
Sadie_Stevens@fws.gov

Date Posted:
2017-05-09

Application Due Date:
2017-07-09

Archive Date:
2017-08-30




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