Florida Endangered and Threatened Plant Conservation Program

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Agency NameU.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Florida Forest Service
Affiliationfederal government ; state government
Web Sitehttp://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service/Our-Forests/Forest-Health/Florida-Statewide-Endangered-and-Threatened-Plant-Conservation-Program.
Project Annual Funding Level varies
Range of Funding (Landowner) $500 to $15,000 per year
Criteria for funding project Public and private landowners whose land is managed for the conservation of federally-listed plants.
Geographic Coverage AreaAll counties in Florida.
Description of ProgramThe goal of the Florida Plant Conservation Program is to restore and maintain existing populations of listed plants on public lands and on private lands managed for conservation purposes. Previous or ongoing projects address demography, monitoring, reintroduction, germination, pollination and other aspects of population ecology. This program also funds invasive, exotic plant removal projects aimed at enhancing habitat where federal-listed plants are known to exist.
When are landowner applications accepted?All proposals submitted to the Program should deal directly with the recovery of federally-listed plant species in Florida and should relate to the species' Recovery Plan or should explain why a non-listed species should be considered for funding. The proposal format is included in the website for anyone interested in submitting a proposal but it must be submitted by the last Friday in January.
Match Required?Yes These grants are given as 75:25 matching funds. Each project is responsible for acquiring the project's match (25%) for the federal funds (75%).
Target Invasive Species?
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?Invasive management should benefit the Recovery of federally-listed plant species.
Agreement RequiredYes 2 years
Permanent Contact PersonMichael Jenkins
Contact number850-681-5876
e-mail addressMichael.Jenkins@FreshFromFlorida.com
contacted last2018-01-08 00:00:00.0