Funding for Aquatic Habitat Projects

 Lake Itasca, Mississippi source (

Lake Itasca, Mississippi source (

     Fishers & Farmers Partnership (FFP) for the Upper Mississippi River Basin, a fish habitat partnership, is seeking project proposals to benefit aquatic habitat in Mississippi River basin streams.  Federal funding may be available under the National Fish Habitat Partnership through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to fund the top ranked proposals.

-- Protect & maintain intact and healthy aquatic systems

-- Prevent further degradation of fish habitats that have been adversely affected

-- Reverse declines in quality & quantity of aquatic habitats to improve overall health of fish/aquatic species

-- Increase quality & quantity of fish habitat that support a broad natural diversity of fish/aquatic species