California Tiger Salamander Larval Density and Survival at Natural and Created Breeding Pools

The summary for the California Tiger Salamander Larval Density and Survival at Natural and Created Breeding Pools 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 Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
California Tiger Salamander Larval Density and Survival at Natural and Created Breeding Pools: This funding announcement is a Notice of Intent to Award (NOI): PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY. Federal regulations require that all funding opportunities be posted on This posting is intended to comply with those regulations. This is a single source opportunity. Summary: This study seeks to compare CTS larval density in natural and created pools of varying age using quantitative enclosure sampling, a standardized technique. Also, using densities and pool acreages the true number of larvae in pools will be estimated, which can be used to calibrate the accuracy of timed dipnet surveys. Although only pitfall trapping can definitively determine successful recruitment, the likelihood of recruitment will be better understood building upon two years of hydroperiod and larval growth rate data. The 11-year study of larval abundance and pool features (area, maximum depth, etc) conducted by David Cook will be used as baseline data in this study. In general, the data will provide preserve managers with information about the performance of created pools compared with natural pools. The information will also be used as the basis for future studies on pool parameters that lead to successful reproduction and recruitment, which can then be incorporated into pool design criteria. The proposed study would include 8 natural and 8 created pools of varying ages (1-3 yrs, 4-10 yrs, and > 20 yrs) located at 3-4 preserves located on the Santa Rosa Plain and owned by CDFG.
Federal Grant Title: California Tiger Salamander Larval Density and Survival at Natural and Created Breeding Pools
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F12AS00312
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.650
CFDA Descriptions: Research Grants (Generic)
Current Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2012
Posted Date: Jul 12, 2012
Creation Date: Jul 12, 2012
Archive Date: Jul 27, 2012
Total Program Funding: $20,645
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,645
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,645
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Valary Bloom, []
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