DOI Project #37; Hurricane Sandy; Restoring Coastal Marshes in New Jersey National Wildlife Refuges, Cape May NWR, Supawna

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DOI Project #37; Hurricane Sandy; Restoring Coastal Marshes in New Jersey National Wildlife Refuges, Cape May NWR, Supawna: This is an announcement for issuing a single source financial assistance award to the American Littoral Society. This is DOI project #EBFCM 37. This announcement is for notification purposes only. The intent of the award is to restore and enhance brackish tidal wetland health and resiliency in the Mud, Mill and Baldridge Creek watersheds, Pennsville Township, Salem County, New Jersey. Brackish tidal marshes are a critical component of the Delaware Bay estuary system. The initial phase will be to complete the analysis of site conditions, including but not limited to riparian habitat conditions, drainage, flows, and sediment characterizations, wetland assessment, and topographic surveys and modeling to evaluate the feasibility of removing the stone revetments, and enhancing and creating brackish tidal marshes in the Mud, Mill and Baldridge Creek watersheds. This will be followed immediately by design, permitting, replacement of stone revetments with living shorelines, wetland habitat enhancements and creation of a tidal riverine wetland in Goose Pond. This award is issued to provide financial assistance to collaboratively-developed priority projects in Hurricane Sandy disaster areas that will restore environmental resources through collaborative efforts with local communities. The project is expected to restore ecosystem function, enhance the resiliency of the Mud, Mill and Baldridge Creek watersheds to sea level rise, and to provide improved fish and wildlife habitat. This project was previously vetted and approved for funding by the Department of the Interior. The appropriation for this project is the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act of 2013, Public Law 113-2. Criteria for funding was based on the project¿s ability to yield the greatest return on investment by taking advantage of existing science and regional planning tools for resiliency and by working with states, cities, communities, and partners who contribute to the goals of restoring and rebuilding national wildlife refuges and other federal public assets; and to increase resiliency and the capacity of coastal habitat and infrastructure and to withstand future storms and to minimize the damage incurred.
Federal Grant Title: DOI Project #37; Hurricane Sandy; Restoring Coastal Marshes in New Jersey National Wildlife Refuges, Cape May NWR, Supawna
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.677
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 31st, 2014
Original Application Deadline: October 31st, 2014
Posted Date: October 1st, 2014
Creation Date: October 1st, 2014
Archive Date: November 20th, 2014
Total Program Funding: $1,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 1st, 2014
Category Explanation
PL 113-2; Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Aprropriations Act
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.grants.gov
Grant Announcement Contact
Arnold Zinan, 413 253 8528
arnold_zinan@fws.gov

arnold_zinan@fws.gov
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