Mexican Wolf Recovery

To provide federal financial assistance to secure Mexican Wolf information, undertake actions that will lead to delisting of the Mexican Wolf, and help prevent extinction or aid in the recovery of the Mexican Wolf.


Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2017: Funding was used to draft and publish the Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan, which directly contributes to the survival of the species in the wild; both short term and long term.

Fiscal Year 2018: Should funding become available, the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intends to fund projects that contribute to the management and recovery of the Mexican Wolf species in the United States.

Fiscal Year 2019: See FY18.

Grants for this Program


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 Regional Agency Offices.

Sherry Barrett, Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator, 2105 Osuna Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 505-761-4748 Sherry_barrett@fws.gov.



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2017: The program funded 9 awards. With this funding, we were able to accomplish DNA analysis of wolves in the wild population, management of Mexican wolves at the Ladder Ranch Wolf Management Facility, Sevilleta Wildlife Refuge Facility, management of Mexican wolves in Arizona and on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Data analysis/collection for Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan an implementation, and curation of Mexican wolf parts and blood at the University of New Mexico. Fiscal Year 2018: Anticipate fewer than 10 applications and awards. Fiscal Year 2019: Data Not Available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

This opportunity is limited to projects that further the recovery of the Mexican Wolf, which may be described in a species' approved recovery plan, in the implementation schedule of a species' approved recovery plan, or actions recommended in complete 5-year status review of the species or species management plan.

These are discretionary funds that are used for project purposes to help ensure the use of the best available scientific information in making management decisions.

The amount of funds set aside for discretionary activities varies each year.

100% of funds available are discretionary.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State and local government agencies; Institutions of higher education, including public, private state colleges and universities; nonprofits that have 501(c)(3) status with the IRS; Native American tribal organizations (other than recognized tribal governments); city, county or township governments; individuals; Native American tribal governments (federally-recognized); for-profit organizations; and small businesses.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State and local government agencies; Institutions of higher education, including public, private state colleges and universities; nonprofits that have 501(c)(3) status with the IRS; Native American tribal organizations (other than recognized tribal governments); city, county or township governments; individuals; Native American tribal governments (federally-recognized); for-profit organizations; and small businesses.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

There is no formal pre-application coordination required under this program, however potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Mexican Wolf Coordinator to discuss their projects prior to application.

The Service must conduct environmental compliance reviews for projects conducted in the United States.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Notification of an award is the issuance of a grant or cooperative agreement document by Awarding Official. Each proposal is reviewed by the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program staff who make recommendations for funding. The evaluations are based on the criteria outlined in the request for federal assistance. The proposals are ranked and the Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator selects proposals that best support the program within available funding. Once a recovery activity is selected for funding, a funding instrument, i.e., notice of award, between Fish and Wildlife Service and the recipient is drafted. The award is processed through the Southwest Regional Ecological Services office and sent to the recipient for signature. The award is considered executed when signed copies of the agreement are received from the recipient and the Ecological Services office has obligated funds to the agreement.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

> 180 Days. Up to 180 days, however consideration of applications will ultimately be based on FWS budget availability which varies from year to year.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

None. Recipients may request funding for a subsequent year/cycle of a currently funded project. However, these requests are subject to the same submission, review, and approval requirements as all new applications. This program will fund any approved renewal application as new award, not as an amendment to an existing award. Recipients may request approval for budget and project plan revisions of funded projects, including period of performance and reporting due date extensions, in accordance with 2 CFR 200.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Program will include any special award terms and conditions in the notice of award. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Program obligates funds and sends a notice of award to successful applicants. Recipients request awarded funds as needed and in accordance with 2 CFR 200, unless otherwise dictated by program-specific legislation/regulation or special award terms.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Recipients must submit a final performance report no later than 90 calendar days after the award end date.

Recipients of awards with performance periods longer than 12 months will be required to submit interim reports.

Program may require recipients to submit interim reports annually, semiannually, or quarterly.

Program will detail all performance reporting requirements, including frequency and due dates, in the notice of award letter.

Recipients must report expenditures using the SF 425, Federal Financial Report form.

Recipients must submit a final report no later than 90 calendar days after the award end date.

Recipients of awards with performance periods longer than 12 months will be required to submit interim reports.

Program may require recipients to submit interim reports annually, semiannually, or quarterly.

Program will detail all financial reporting requirements, including frequency and due dates, in the notice of award letter.

Recipients are responsible for monitoring performance for each award and sub-award under this program in accordance with 2 CFR 200.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Recipients will maintain records in accordance with 2 CFR 200. Program-specific legislation/regulation may dictate additional records retention requirements. Program will detail all non-standard records retention requirements in the notice of award.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-1611-0-1-302.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 17 $554,143; FY 18 est $580,000; and FY 19 est $0 - Project Grants (Discretionary): FY17 $554,143; FY18 est $580,000; FY19 Data Not Available. This program uses U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional and Field Office discretionary funding, if available. The amount of actual funding will vary from year to year. Funding may not be available every year.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

0 to $250,000; Average $78,571.00.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

2 CFR 200. U.S. Fish Award Terms and Conditions (https://www.fws.gov/grants/atc.html).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Sherry Barrett, Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator, 2105 Osuna Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 505-761-4748 Sherry_barrett@fws.gov.

Headquarters Office

Janet Huff 500 GOLD AVE SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 Phone: 5052486477

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

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