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Studies of Listed Species - Section 6 Projects

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COOPERATIVE ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSERVATION FUND

TRADITIONAL SECTION 6

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Funding is available through the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assist States with implementation of conservation projects for listed species and at-risk species. The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (AWFF) is responsible for administering these funds.  Funded activities include habitat restoration, species status surveys, public education and outreach, captive propagation and reintroduction, nesting surveys, genetic studies and development of management plans. Specifically, projects must address the conservation of specific native species of fishes, crayfishes, mollusks, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals, with special emphasis on federally and/or state-listed species or State Species of High Conservation Concern.

For further information please contact Steve Rider regarding Section 6 aquatic projects or Mark Sasser regarding Section 6 wildlife projects:

Aquatic Projects

Steve Rider
AL Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Div.
64 N. Union Street, Suite 551
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 844-8978
Steve.Rider@dcnr.alabama.gov

Terrestrial (Wildlife) Projects

Mark Sasser
AL Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Div.
64 N. Union Street, Suite 567
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-3863
Mark.Sasser@dcnr.alabama.gov

Additional studies of imperiled species are funded by the State Wildlife Grant Program.

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