|HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 4) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced an invitation for project applications to the State Wildlife Grant Program. These projects will help address conservation needs for a high-priority conservation project for the timber rattlesnake, a species in the State Wildlife Action Plan.
The timber rattlesnake is considered a “candidate” species in Pennsylvania and this project will build upon the long-term monitoring program initiated in earlier studies. Click here to view the action plan for the timber rattlesnake.
Project applications must be received by 4 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, May 16, 2014. The PFBC anticipates final selection of a project by late June.
For more information and an application packet, select State Wildlife Grant Program. The 2014 application and a description of 2014 priority topics are under “Featured Topics” in the column to the right.
The federal dollars for this program are awarded to the PFBC from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the State Wildlife Grants Program. Awarding funds for any selected projects will be contingent upon availability of funds.
State Wildlife Grant Program questions – Diana Day
Project questions – Chris Urban