Grant – 2020 Pacific Islands Region Sustainable Recreational and Non-Commercial Fishing Program (Due April 10, 2020)

Grants, News and Updates

Federal Funding Opportunity: NOAA-NMFS-PIRO-2020-2006315
Due Date: Proposals must be received by http://www.Grants.gov, postmarked, or provided to a delivery service by 5:00 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time, on Friday, April 10, 2020. 
 
2020 Pacific Islands Region Sustainable Recreational and Non-Commercial Fishing Program
The NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO) recognizes the fundamental role that recreational and non-commercial fishing serves in the culture and livelihoods of Pacific Islanders. This competition seeks to support recreational and noncommercial fishing projects in the PIR that improve sustainable fishing opportunities, maintain stability of fish stocks, and protect cultural fishing traditions. We are seeking projects conducted within Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or American Samoa. 
 
Recreational and non-commercial fisheries in the region are major economic contributors to coastal communities and have important social and cultural significance through the perpetuation of subsistence and traditional fishing practices. Regular harvest of marine resources for non-profit distribution within fishing communities (customary exchange) and sale of portions of catch to defray expenses are common practices. The region also has both well-established and growing for-hire recreational fishing opportunities available through deep-sea charter boats, guided reef fishing, and eco-tourism.   

Upcoming Events

Feb
24
Mon
9:00 am Western Pacific Stock Assessment... @ Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council
Western Pacific Stock Assessment... @ Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm
Date: Feb. 24-28, 2020     Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Location: Council Office, Honolulu FR Notice
Feb
26
Wed
5:30 pm American Samoa FEP Advisory Panel @ NASAC Building
American Samoa FEP Advisory Panel @ NASAC Building
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FR Meeting Notice Agenda Report (To be added after the 181st Council Meeting)
Feb
27
Thu
6:00 pm Mariana Archipelago FEP-CNMI Adv... @ Micronesian Environmental Services
Mariana Archipelago FEP-CNMI Adv... @ Micronesian Environmental Services
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FR Meeting Notice Agenda Report (To be added after 181st Council Meeting)
6:30 pm Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam Adv... @ Guam Division of Aquatics and Wildlife Resources Conference Room
Mariana Archipelago FEP-Guam Adv... @ Guam Division of Aquatics and Wildlife Resources Conference Room
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FR Meeting Notice Agenda Report (To be added after 181st Council Meeting)