Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion
The summary for the Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion 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 FederalGrants.com 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.
Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion: The goal of this project is to conduct basic study with relevance to management of public lands in the BLM California Desert District. This region is faced with changes to vegetation associated with climate change and drought. Dieback of woody species has occurred on the eastern side of the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains where evergreen forest and chaparral shrubs grade into Desert. Loss of woody species allows opportunities for invasive species to establish. Changes in vegetation alter components of the water cycle. Drought resistance will be determined by measuring the reduction in water transport of plant stems as a function of decreasing water potential. These vulnerability curves represent a standard technique for comparing drought resistance among species. Water use by invasive species will be determined using measurements of stomatal conductance and transpiration for herbaceous species and sap flow for woody species.
|Federal Grant Title:||Effects of vegetation change on exotic species invasion|
|Federal Agency Name:||Bureau of Land Management|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||L12AS00186|
|Type of Funding:||Grant|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management|
|Current Application Deadline:||Aug 17, 2012|
|Original Application Deadline:||Aug 17, 2012|
|Posted Date:||Jul 23, 2012|
|Creation Date:||Jul 23, 2012|
|Archive Date:||Sep 04, 2012|
|Total Program Funding:||$13,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$13,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$13,000|
|Expected Number of Awards:||1|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Andralee Holden-Hughes, Grants Management Officer (GMO), [email protected]
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