June 24, 2013 12:01:45
Posted By Trish Hall

Full details available at: http://www.dfo-

Goal and Outcome

The Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program forms a key component of the Government of Canada’s conservation agenda as outlined in Budget 2013 and aligns with the Government’s commitment to better protect Canada’s fisheries as reflected in the recent changes to the Fisheries Act.

The program aims to bring like-minded partners and their resources together with the common goal of enhancing Canada’s recreational fisheries. The long‑term goal of the program is to enhance the sustainability and ongoing productivity of Canada’s recreational fisheries, which would be achieved through the following program objective:

  • Restore, rebuild and rehabilitate recreational fisheries habitat.

It also supports a key priority identified in Economic Action Plan 2013, namely, promoting a clean and sustainable environment.

Upon the completion of funded projects, the expected program outcome is that targeted recreational fisheries habitat has been restored.

Application Process and Documents

The application window for the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program is now open and will close on July 12, 2013.

Please use the Application Guidelines and Application Form. The Application Form must be completed as per the Application Guidelines, which also include information on program eligibility, general application information and how applications will be evaluated.

***Completed Application Forms and supporting documents must be sent to your respectiveregional office by 23:59 (local time) on Friday, July 12, 2013.***

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