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Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of 2004

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of 2004

report (to accompany H.R. 5104) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine mammals -- Conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Marine mammals -- Stranding -- United States -- Prevention -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 108-787
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14546419M
    OCLC/WorldCa57621353

    Under the Prescott Stranding Grant Program, we will provide financial assistance (up to $, in Federal funds, with a 25 percent non-federal cost-sharing requirement) to eligible marine mammal stranding network participants for (1) the recovery or treatment of stranded marine mammals and (2) the collection of data from living or dead. In , Congress amended the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) to establish the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program under authority of the NMFS. The Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program was created out of concern over marine mammal mortalities.

    Maryland's Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Response Program was formed in following the stranding of a bottlenose dolphin in the northern reaches of the Tuckahoe River. Stranding staff respond to marine mammals and sea turtles in Maryland waters including both the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The West Coast Marine Mammal Stranding Network program was formalized by Amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act. NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is the lead agency and coordinates related activities. Volunteer stranding networks exist in all coastal states and are authorized through Stranding Agreements from NMFS.

    The Marine Mammal Protection Act of as Amended 5 F indings and Declaration of Policy 16 U.S.C. Sec. 2. The Congress finds that— (1) certain species and population stocks of marine mammals are, or may be, in danger. Schoelkopf said volunteers are “invaluable” to the wildlife rescue organization, which is facing massive cuts in federal grant money. President Barack Obama wants to end $, in grants from the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance program, almost one-sixth of the center’s annual budget. “It’s rough,” said Schoelkopf.


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Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of 2004 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of - (Sec. 3) Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of (MMPA) to authorize appropriations for FY through for: (1) the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program (for grants to eligible stranding network participants for the recovery or treatment of.

Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Find a copy online Links to this item connect to online version.

House report on PRESCOTT MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING PROGRAM AMENDMENTS OF This report is by the Resources. H.R. Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of Octo Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the House Committee on Resources on Septem View Document KB.

Summary. Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Program Amendments of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). The MMP went through a period of interruption between andwhen there were very few opportunistic outings.

The program was revived in with the objectives of contributing to the knowledge of resident and migratory marine mammal populations and offering information about the seasonal and spatial use of the area by various species. Grant Program) under the Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Act ofan amendment to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP) administers the Prescott Grant Program for its.

Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program [electronic resource]: program development plan / prepared by Paul R. Becker, Dean Wilkinson, and Ted I. Lillestolen U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service [Silver Spring, Md.] The Marine Mammal Protection Act of as Amended The Marine Mammal Protection Act of As Amended as amended Compiled and annotated by the Marine Mammal Commission East-West Highway Bethesda, MD Updated for Amendments by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD Moved Permanently.

nginx/ NOAA WEST COAST MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING NETWORK (MMSN) The Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHRSP) was established in as an amendment to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). Volunteer stranding networks, authorized and overseen by NOAA’s NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service), were formed in all coastal states to respond to.

through funding from NOAA Fisheries Prescott Grant Program, but the Prescott Program has now been discontinued. NOAA's report on the Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network Sharing the shore with seal pups Sightings of branded sea lions Level A Form - NEW pdf MMSN Newsletter 1, Octo MMSN Newsletter 2, January.

Welcome. Our Mission: To investigate strandings to improve our understanding of the biology of marine mammals that inhabit our local waters so that we may enhance their conservation. To educate students through their participation in marine mammal stranding investigations. We are made up of student volunteers, faculty, and staff in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology.

"SEC. JOHN H. PRESCOTT MARINE MAMMAL RESCUE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM. "(a) IN GENERAL.—(1) Subject to the availability of appropria­ tions, the Secretary shall conduct a grant program to be known as the John H.

Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, to provide grants to eligible stranding network partici­ pants for the. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance.

To provide financial assistance to eligible entities for: response, recovery, rescue, treatment, and, as appropriate, release of West Indian manatees, sea otters, Pacific walruses, and polar bears; the collection of data for scientific research associated with the health of these species; and facility operation costs for these species, as appropriate.

Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program August 1, Nicole R. LeBoeuf, Chief, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Conservation Division. Office of Protected Resources. Intro to me – started in the marine mammal world as a stranding network volunteer nearly 20 years ago. So the merits of the pr\൯gram are something I know well.

Allied Whale's marine mammal stranding response team was able to rescue the dolphin and release it safely offshore.

Atlantic white-sided dolphin that stranded on MDI in April Allied Whale's marine mammal stranding program team was able to rescue the dolphin and release it safely offshore.

Credit: Allied Whale at College of the Atlantic. Marine Mammals Table 1. Total number of reported marine mammal strandings (Welsh Coast). Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec TOTAL Bottlenose dolphin 0 n i h p l 1o d n o mm o C 9 n i h0 p l o dd e p i r t s / n o m m o C 2 e l a h w n i F 0 1.

Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Laws governing marine mammal stranding response 2. Overview of strandings and interventions in the Southeast U.S.

Why stranding data are important 4. Rehabbed and released pilot whale case example 5. Emerging issues and challenges. The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network (SCMMSN) is administered by Coastal Carolina University (CCU), in cooperation with the Marine Mammal Research Program at NOAA’s Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research (CCEHBR) and the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).

Mar 2, H.R. (th). To amend the provisions of law relating to the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress."The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to issue an amendment to scientific research Permit No. for takes of marine mammals in captivity, pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act ofas amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C.

et s.The Network. The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network (SCMMSN) is administered by Coastal Carolina University (CCU), in cooperation with the Marine Mammal Research Program at NOAA’s Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research (CCEHBR) and the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).