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 the wild. 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 fisheries;
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stranding Program Administrator
263 13^th Avenue South