Oregon Landowner Incentive Program

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Purpose

Recognizing the importance of private lands to the conservation of fish and wildlife and challenges associated with habitat management on these lands, Congress implemented funding for a Landowner Incentive Program (LIP) in 2002. These funds are allocated to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support State fish and wildlife agencies.

Funding Interests

The funds are intended for on-the-ground activities that enhance habitats or provide other benefits for ?species-at-risk? on private lands.

Geographic Focus

Oregon

Types of Support

Projects

Grant Size

$0 to $10000

Requirements & Limitations

Private landowners or groups, such as land conservancies or trusts working with private landowners are encouraged to submit proposals for projects that conserve, enhance or restore habits.Example projects include restoring native vegetation, prescribed burns, grazing management, brush and invasive weed management, removing fish passage barriers, stream restoration, and purchasing conservation easements.

Application Process

An application form, instructions for its use, and evaluation criteria are available for downloading on the website.

Deadlines

While ODFW will accept project proposals at any time, the ?official? application period for 2006 was August 15 to September 29. Refer to the website for the 2007 "official" application period when it is posted.

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