Development of a Stationary Pit Tag System for Use in the Colorado River Basin and its Tributaries

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Development of a Stationary Pit Tag System for Use in the Colorado River Basin and its Tributaries: The goal of this agreement is to assist the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) with movement and habitat studies of endangered fishes in the Colorado River Basin while at the same time providing opportunities for undergraduate students in the Fish Ecology Lab (FEL) at Utah State University (USU) to gain valuable work and research experience. FEL will assist in the research, development and installation of various PIT-tag detection systems to be used in studies in the Colorado River Basin. BOR has various obligations under the Endangered Species Act to assist in the recovery of several fish species. PIT- tag detection systems are used in several areas of the Basin to evaluate various biological parameters (e.g. movement, survival and habitat use) to assist management of these species. In many instances hatchery-reared fish are stocked in tributaries or the mainstem of rivers and movement patterns of the fish are used to assist with future stocking recommendations. Additionally, wild fish are often tagged with PIT tags and their movements and survival are tracked using PIT-tag technology.
Federal Grant Title: Development of a Stationary Pit Tag System for Use in the Colorado River Basin and its Tributaries
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: R14SS00014
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.529
CFDA Descriptions: Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basins Endangered Fish Recovery Programs
Current Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2014
Posted Date: Aug 4, 2014
Creation Date: Aug 4, 2014
Archive Date: Aug 18, 2014
Total Program Funding: $10,543
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,543
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Federal, Interstate, Intrastate, State and Local governments; Public Institution/Organizations, and Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and private contractors.
Grant Announcement Contact
Timothy Wagoner Grants Officer Phone 801-524-3704

Bureau of Reclamation 303-445-2444
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