Glossary of Terms, Acronyms and Definitions
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Userful Life Narrative
The total number of years and months during which federally funded facilities, equipment and capital improvements are capable of fulfilling their intended purpose with adequate, routine maintenance.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Polygon points at the intersection of line segments; multiple points are called vertices or corners. A single vertex can be used as a handle to move and adjust a polygon’s lines.
Voluntary Committed Cost Sharing
Cost sharing specifically pledged on a voluntary basis in the proposal's budget on the part of the non-Federal entity and that becomes a binding requirement of Federal award.
Wildlife and Sports Fish Restoration Program (WSFR)
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR) works with states, insular areas and the District of Columbia to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, their habitats, and the hunting, sport fishing and recreational boating opportunities they provide. More information available here: http://wsfrprograms.fws.gov/Subpages/AboutUs/AboutUs1.htm–
Formerly known as known as Federal Assistance, or Federal Aid prior to 2008.
Wildlife Management Area.
A set of assigned tasks carried out in TRACS to achieve a certain goal, such as the approving a grant proposal, project statement, real property record, facility record and performance report.
Wildlife Restoration Act.