BLM OR/WA, Eastern Oregon Sage-Grouse Monitoring

The summary for the BLM OR/WA, Eastern Oregon Sage-Grouse Monitoring 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 OR/WA, Eastern Oregon Sage-Grouse Monitoring: Background: Counts of sage-grouse (primarily males) attending leks provides a measure of population trend over time and serves as the basis for making annual minimum population estimates. On average, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) with assistance from Oregon BLM annually surveys 36 percent of 733 known lek complexes in Oregon. Leks in remote areas or with other access issues are under-surveyed. The ODFW has identified the need to monitor sage-grouse population trends and to develop a more efficient method for estimating population size, especially for regions where only a subsample of leks can be monitored (2011 Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Assessment and Strategy for Oregon). More complete and accurate population data will contribute to improved habitat management for sage-grouse in eastern Oregon.

Objectives: The recipient and BLM will collaborate to:

Survey a statistically valid sample of leks/complexes to achieve a minimum annual survey of two trend leks/complexes per stratum per Oregon PAC (Priority Area for Conservation),

Evaluate and incorporate where appropriate new survey methodology (e.g., transect, infrared surveys) with current sage-grouse data,

Annually assess the BLM's adaptive management triggers for sage-grouse population.
Federal Grant Title: BLM OR/WA, Eastern Oregon Sage-Grouse Monitoring
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00054
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: May 22, 2015
Original Application Deadline: May 22, 2015
Posted Date: Mar 23, 2015
Creation Date: Mar 23, 2015
Archive Date: Mar 22, 2016
Total Program Funding: $320,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $320,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Jessica Clark, 503-808-6226
L15AS00054 Eastern Oregon Sage-Grouse Monitoring

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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