BLM-Arizona, Tread Lightly! Sonoran Landscape Project ASO

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BLM-Arizona, Tread Lightly! Sonoran Landscape Project ASO: Description of Program and/or Project

a. Background:

In response to an increasing trend of public lands being closed as a resolution to issues and conflicts arising from recreational shooting activities, the Department of Interiorâ¿¿s Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council recommended the BLM enter into a assistive partnership to develop and implement a corrective action education campaign for recreation shooting enthusists in an effort to mitigate and resolve conflicts prior to closures becoming necessary. In June 2012 BLM joined the USFS and Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) in partnerships coordinated by Tread Lightly! to address proposed recreational shooting issues surrounding the Phoenix metro area region. The project is called the Sonoran Landscape project and it involves several partners committed to positively managing and effecting the impacts of recreational shooting on the local desert landscape.

b.Objectives:

Evolve the Respected Access is Open Access education campaign into a full-fledged, systematic and persuasive communications and outreach initiative to motivate positive changes in behaviors to influence a cultural change within the recreational shooting sports community toward a stronger sense of individual stewardship of shared and respected access to public lands, beginning with a pilot project actively managing recreational shooting across Arizonaâ¿¿s Sonoran landscape through a public/private partnership.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-Arizona, Tread Lightly! Sonoran Landscape Project ASO
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00110
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 322272
CFDA Descriptions: Recreation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Original Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the
Posted Date: May 10, 2016
Creation Date: May 10, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 18, 2016
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
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
1. Eligible Applicants

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

2. Cost Sharing or Matching

This program has no cost sharing or matching requirements.

3. Other Eligibility Restrictions

None
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Officer Eddie W Bell Jr (602) 417-9268 ebell@blm.gov
ebell@blm.gov

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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