The Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. SS 1531 et seq.) and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) (16 U.S.C. SS 1361 et seq.) are designed to protect threatened and endangered species and marine mammals and apply to activities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, to provide grants to eligible stranding network participants for the recovery or treatment of marine mammals, the collection of data from living or dead marine mammals for scientific re- search regarding marine mammal health, and facility operation costs that are directly related to those purposes.
Protected species include marine mammals (those protected under the Endangered Species Act and those protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act) and sea turtles.
This document constitutes an agreement between the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Cook Inlet Marine Mammal Council (CIMMC), otherwise referred to as the Parties.
Proposals submitted to NSF in support of marine research activities must include a statement that the grantee will comply with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, (16 USC SSSS1361-1421h).