BLM-Utah Biomass Resources Partnership Project

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BLM-Utah Biomass Resources Partnership Project: BLM Utah is seeking a partner under the Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Unit to give students and faculty an opportunity to be exposed to a well rounded and functioning collaborative group. This group will facilitate the utilization of biomass, assist in establishing a biomass market, generate community support, add to the local economy, and help meet forest and woodland health and management goals. Additionally, this will help land management agencies provide a leading role in fulfilling goals for a new energy economy based on a rapid and responsible move to large-scale production of solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass energy. This collaborative effort is in direct support of the BLM draft biomass strategy. Opportunities for biomass utilization in BLM Utah are great; however, currently available markets and costs associated with removing/hauling material make small scale utilization profit negligible. In many instances, in regard to restoration treatments, biomass utilization as opposed to mastication or burning can be viewed as financially impractical while the overall ecosystem and carbon benefit of biomass removal is greater.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-Utah Biomass Resources Partnership Project
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L11AS00064
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2011
Posted Date: Apr 05, 2011
Creation Date: Apr 05, 2011
Archive Date: May 31, 2011
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $44,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $44,000
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"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria Gochis, Grants Management Officer, 801-539-4178maria_gochis@blm.gov
maria_gochis@blm.gov [maria_gochis@blm.gov]
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