BLM (Arizona), Arizona Botanical Inventory and Rare Native Plants Monitoring (ASO)

The summary for the BLM (Arizona), Arizona Botanical Inventory and Rare Native Plants Monitoring (ASO) 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 Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM (Arizona), Arizona Botanical Inventory and Rare Native Plants Monitoring (ASO): Description of Program and/or Project

a. Background:

BLM recognizes the importance of vegetation management. Healthily functioning plant communities will maintain and enhance a sustainable level of social and economic benefits on public lands. Understanding the potential impacts on public lands plant communities, will help effectively manage resources and other activities so they improve conditions and help achieve objectives for BLM and potential partner.

Botanical inventory and rare native plants monitoring is part of BLM's mission to maintain a continuing inventory of all resources and other values on public lands. Keeping inventory and monitoring current to reflect changes in conditions over time, may provide adaptive management implementation plans to resources.

b. Objectives:

The BLM seeks the opportunity to work with local communities, businesses, organizations, and local, state, and federal agencies that live, work and benefit in Arizona State for the purpose of:

1. To conserve natural resources

2. To conserve native species diversity and richness

3. To improve wildlife habitat

4. To increase landscape resiliency

5. To decrease high wildfire severity events

6. To connect with local communities to the environment through partnerships, education, outreach, support, and restoration activities.

Developing a botanical inventory and monitoring process will provide streamlining data more efficiently. Updating native botanical plant list for each field office will provide better resource data and restoration projects. Identifying native plants and communities will provide better development projects for restoration and rehabilitation across the landscape.
Federal Grant Title: BLM (Arizona), Arizona Botanical Inventory and Rare Native Plants Monitoring (ASO)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00008
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Original Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Posted Date: Dec 14, 2015
Creation Date: Dec 14, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 18, 2016
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $900,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $29,345
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Unrestricted, anyone may apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Eddie W Bell Jr, Grants management Officer, (602) 417-9268

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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