National Estuarine Research Reserve System

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Funding Amount$77,000,000.00
Bureau Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Funding Mechanism Grant
New? No
Funding Mechanism Grant

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 2 years for each annual tranche
Recipients State (Includes District Of Columbia, Public Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals); U.S. Territories And Possessions; U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals); State; Any Coastal State, Including Those That Border The Great Lakes, And Including Puerto Rico, The U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, The Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands, And The Freely Associated States Of The Pacific Whose Coastal Zone Management Program Has Been Approved By The Secretary Of Commerce. The Governor shall designate the State Agency or Entity that is to be the Applicant.
Program Description The National Estuarine Research Reserve System consists of estuarine areas of the United States and its territories designated and managed for research and educational purposes, called Reserves. Each Reserve within the National Estuarine Research Reserve System is chosen to represent a different biogeographic region and to include a variety of ecosystem types in accordance with the classification scheme of the national program as specified in 15 CFR 921.
Eligible Uses Coastal habitat restoration; coastal habitat restoration planning, engineering and design; land conservation
sam.gov link https://sam.gov/fal/d09d91b64a414a5eb9a6b4e6b8e43970/view
Statutory Location Division J, Title II
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required