BLM (Arizona), BLM Arizona Buffelgrass Management and Treatments (GDO)

The summary for the BLM (Arizona), BLM Arizona Buffelgrass Management and Treatments (GDO) 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), BLM Arizona Buffelgrass Management and Treatments (GDO): Description of Program and/or Project

a. Background:

BLM policy is to manage public lands by conserving, protecting, and improving the condition and productivity of renewable resources. BLM manages for biologically diverse, resilient and productive native plant communities to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is used to achieve vegetation management objectives an in important early treatment to manage invasive vegetation species. BLM uses Early, Detection, Rapid, and Response (EDRR) to manage invasive vegetation species to effectively implement treatment.

b. Objectives:

To support public awareness through volunteers, identify areas infested by Buffelgrass, inventory infestations by using National Invasive Species Information Management Systems (NISIMS) program, and treating Buffelgrass to contain the rate of spread.

The goal is to eradicate Buffelgrass within and around the Tucson District and the Ironwood National Monument areas. To work with partners to cooperatively manage invasive weed species across the landscape. To bring additional resources to the region such as volunteers and engaging education to the public. Managing buffelgrass successfully will minimize the spread, reduce wildfires and restore treated areas.
Federal Grant Title: BLM (Arizona), BLM Arizona Buffelgrass Management and Treatments (GDO)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00013
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Original Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Posted Date: Dec 17, 2015
Creation Date: Dec 17, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 23, 2016
Total Program Funding: $180,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $180,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
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
The following types of entities are eligible to apply for award under this announcement. Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in precluding the BLM from making an award. Eligible applicant types are:

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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