Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention

The summary for the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention 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 Bureau of Reclamation, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention: This award will allow Utah Department of Natural Resources to implement the State of Utah Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan at water bodies owned by Reclamation. This award will provide funding to UDNR to staff one or more AIS Wildlife Technician at each of the Reclamation (public) owned reservoirs or lakes, and Echo Reservoir (state owned), during the boating season, (Memorial Day through Labor Day). The UDWR shall station at least one AIS Wildlife Technician at each of the following Reclamation reservoirs and lakes: Willard Bay Reservoir, Rockport Reservoir, East Canyon Reservoir, Utah Lake, Pineview Reservoir, Deer Creek Reservoir, Jordanelle Reservoir, Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Huntington North Reservoir, Scofield Reservoir, Echo Reservoir, and Lake Powell. These Specialists will provide interdicting pre-launch and exiting inspection services on watercraft to prevent the spreading of AIS. In addition, the AIS Wildlife Technicians will provide outreach and education to the public on the prevention and dangers of spreading AIS, along with how to self-decontaminate a boat and equipment using the Clean, Drain and Dry protocol defined in the Utah AIS Management Plan. All activities directly serve to minimize the damages caused by species overabundance within the State of Utah. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT The Recipient will be responsible for hiring, training, and overseeing AIS Wildlife Technicians to perform the following work at Reclamation owned lakes and reservoirs listed above: Interdicting pre-launch inspections of watercraft. Exit inspections of watercraft. Decontamination of watercraft to kill and remove AIS. Public outreach and education about the dangers of AIS, and how to decontaminate watercraft using Clean, Drain, and Dry protocol. Provide a detailed quantitative report to Reclamation on inspections, decontamination, and outreach activities.
Federal Grant Title: Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation (DOI-BOR)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-UC-18-N013
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.517
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 10th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 10th, 2018
Posted Date: April 26th, 2018
Creation Date: April 26th, 2018
Archive Date: June 9th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $1,062,084
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,062,084
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 26th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Deborah Chorlton
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 801-524-3734
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