[MARMAM] RFP for bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico
erin.fougeres at noaa.gov
Tue Jan 8 14:10:39 PST 2008
Please note that the following funding that has become available:
The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the
National Marine Fisheries Service, has announced a request for research
proposals for projects aimed at enhancing conservation of bottlenose
dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico.
Up to $80,000 is available through this funding opportunity. Proposals
must focus on innovative and practical ways to help dolphins survive in
Research topics may include:
· Characterizing various aspects of human interactions (i.e.
dolphin tourism, feeding, harassment, etc.) with wild bottlenose dolphins;
· Assessing dolphin depredation on recreational and commercial
· Providing a comprehensive outreach strategy to inform the
public of harmful interactions.
The full funding announcement, including priorities and submission
guidelines, can be viewed at http://www.masgc.org/funding/dolphinRFP.pdf.
The deadline for proposals is Feb. 1.
For details, contact Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Director
LaDon Swann at (251) 648-5877 or swanndl at auburn.edu
<mailto:swanndl at auburn.edu>.
Stranding Program Administrator
263 13^th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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