American Beech Restoration at PIRO and SLBE

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American Beech Restoration at PIRO and SLBE: The Recipient is a member of the Great Lakes Northern Forest CESU who was awarded a Master Cooperative Agreement P12AC31164 allowing Michigan Technological University to participate in specific tasks, and can provide the necessary activities involved in this particular task while providing an effective outcome for NPS and the objectives of this research/educational project. The recipient is able to provided expertise regarding specific forest pest, pathogen, landscape ecology, and restoration issues facing the NPS units involved. Partner facilities, staff, and cooperative involvement fill a void in expertise and infrastructure to successfully address a significant landscape-scale issue. Activities associated with this award include data gathering at established forest health monitoring plots, establishing forest health plots at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshort, identifying and monitoring putatively resistant trees; conducting a literature review of beech propagation techniques, screening for resistance to beech bark disease, and artificial establishment of beech; conducting a spatial analysis of existing vegetation and site date, development of an establishment plan for beech resistance stock, propagation of BBD resistant trees, and initiation of studies to fill gaps in knowledge regarding propagation and outplanning of BBD resistant tree stock.
Federal Grant Title: American Beech Restoration at PIRO and SLBE
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: NOIP16AC01398
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.945
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 19th, 2016
Original Application Deadline: August 19th, 2016
Posted Date: August 5th, 2016
Creation Date: August 5th, 2016
Archive Date: September 18th, 2016
Total Program Funding: $450,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $450,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 5th, 2016
Category Explanation
This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS) intention to fund a Task Agreement against an existing Master Agreement - P12AC31164.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS) intention to fund a Task Agreement against an existing Master Agreement. Michigan Technological University is a member of the Great Lakes Northern Forest Cooperative Studies Ecosystem Unit and is being awarded a task agreement under an existing Master Agreement P12AC31164.
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