Utah State Wildlife Grant

Utah State Wildlife Grant

State Agencies
Funder Name:
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Eligible Applicants:
Local governments and Utility Districts
Non-profits organizations
Relevant Project Area:
Endangered Species and Species Conservation
Habitat Improvement, Biodiversity, & Riparian Restoration
Funding Range:

The State Wildlife Grant (SWG) program works to prevent fish and wildlife from needing protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This proactive endeavor attempts to resolve species and their associated habitat conservation issues before the species are designated as federally threatened or endangered, thus tying up land use potentials.SWGs fund programsprevent the ESA listing of species at risk. SWG-funded programs are based on the cooperation of partners from the public and private sectors through voluntary collaborative efforts that bring about mutually desirable, effective projects focused on fish and wildlife species as well as habitats of greatest conservation need. SWG funds must be matched with state or private money.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.