Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act


Deadline for 2018 passed 1/8/2018. Deadline for 2019 unknown. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests interested entities to submit restoration, research and Regional project proposals for the restoration of Great Lakes fish and wildlife resources. The purpose of the Act is to provide assistance to States, Indian Tribes, and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of the fish and wildlife resources and their habitats in the Great Lakes Basin.

Funding Amount
Matching Funds
States, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and Native American Treaty Organizations within the Great Lakes Basin are eligible. Local governments, nongovernmental organizations, universities, and conservation organizations (either within or outside of the basin) may receive funding if sponsored by an institution listed above. Proof
of sponsorship is not required at the pre-proposal stage, but is required during the development of full proposals to receive funding.
Contact Information
Mr. Rick Westerhof
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
6644 Turner Road
Elmira, Michigan 49730
Phone: 231-584-3553
Fax: 231-584-2462