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Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program – 900K for UMass Dartmouth fisheries research

smastThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has recommended a dozen Massachusetts-based marine research programs receive funding this year including more than $900,000 for UMass Dartmouth to conduct four projects whose aim is to  improve the cost-effectiveness and capacity of programs to observe fish. Other Massachusetts research projects recommended for funding include: $497,060 for the Coonamessett Farm Foundation,  $774,640 for four New England Aquarium  Read the rest here 19:35

NOAA Spends $25 Million for 2015 Recommended Projects of the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program

Today, NOAA Fisheries announced that it is recommending 88 projects for a total of $25 million under the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant Program. This is the most significant amount of funding ever granted by NOAA under this decades-old program. The recommended projects — which represent every region of the country and U.S. territories — are listed below. Read the rest here 17:17

Topless Shrimp Trawl project recommended for federal fisheries grant

sct logoA UMass Dartmouth project to design and test a topless shrimp trawl to reduce finfish bycatch in Pamlico Sound, N.C. is among 22 from New England and the Mid-Atlantic that have been recommended to receive nearly $5.6 million in federal funding, according to an announcement Thursday by NOAA Fisheries. Read more here   08:05