Acoustic Monitoring Project for Congaree National Park

The summary for the Acoustic Monitoring Project for Congaree National Park grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Park Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Acoustic Monitoring Project for Congaree National Park: The overall goal of this work is the deployment and analysis of autonomous recording units (ARUs) placed inremote locations within Congaree National Park in order to detect endangered avian specis including Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) and other species of management concern.
Federal Grant Title: Acoustic Monitoring Project for Congaree National Park
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: A5430090055
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Sep 03, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Sep 03, 2009
Posted Date: Sep 01, 2009
Creation Date: Sep 01, 2009
Archive Date: Oct 03, 2009
Total Program Funding: $32,737
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a single source award to Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology contains well known experts in both design and methodology of acoustic recordings and assessing avian abundance, diversity, behavior, ecology, health, management, and conservation. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology uses new techniques and equipment that are not currently available for purchase. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has past experience in assisting the National Park Service in avian projects, and specifically Congaree National Park with projects involving acoustic monitoring for rare species. The Cooperator has demostrated track record for completion of projects on time and on budget with excellent quality. The cooperator maintains the largest collection of recorded bird vocalizations, and has the equipment, experience, expertise, and proven ability to conduct this type of research in an efficient and effective manner. Similar work has been conducted by Cornell related to the Federally Endangered Ivory-billed Woodpecker in South Carolina.
Grant Announcement Contact
Tonya Bradley Contract Specialist Phone 402-661-1656

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