The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs. Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration. Fisheries were declining. Passed in 1950. Known as the Dingell-Johnson Act. Mirrored the Wildlife Restoration Program. Where does the money come from??. Sport Fish Restoration Program.
Sport Fish Restoration Program
Cycle of Sport Fish Program Funding
Benefits to users
(More fishing & boating)
(import duties, excise tax, motorboat fuels tax)
(Restoring sport fish & creating access)
Wallop-Breaux Trust Fund
State Fishery Agency
(research, management, education, access)
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
(Sport Fish Program)
Area (square miles) (40%)
License Holders (60%)
Note: Insular areas receive 1/3 of 1%
the Sport Fish Restoration Program
Two of the Most Successful Conservation
Programs in the World.
Fish, Wildlife and their Habitat
Funds available for research, protection or management of a State or Federally listed
and Restoration Act of 1991
Funds used to restore wetlands or to
acquire new wetlands.
Funding source for pump out and dump
stations for the disposal of vessel sewage.
Dr. Barbara Kojis, Director
Federal Assistance Coordinator
USVI Div. of Fish and Wildlife
How to submit your proposals
>> Shows the need .....
>> Describes the work...
Assurances & Compliance Documents (NEPA, Endangered Species, etc.)
Plus Project Statements
Grant Agreement Package
-- documents terms & conditions of the grant
-- obligates the Federal share of funding
-- provides information needed to monitor funds