Summary: S.2847 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (10/08/2002)

Crane Conservation Act of 2002 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance for approved projects relating to the conservation of cranes, using amounts in the Crane Conservation Fund established by this Act.

Allows a project proposal to be submitted by: (1) any wildlife management authority of a country that is located in the African, Asian, European, or North American range of a species of crane and carries out at least one activity that affects crane populations; (2) the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora; and (3) any person or organization with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of cranes.

Sets forth requirements for project elements, review, approval, and reporting.

Directs the Secretary to convene a panel of experts every two years to identify the greatest needs for the conservation of cranes.

Establishes the Crane Conservation Fund in the Multinational Species Conservation Fund.

Authorizes the Secretary to convene an advisory group of individuals representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of cranes.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.