FA BLM New Mexico State-Wide Internship Program

The summary for the FA BLM New Mexico State-Wide Internship Program 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.
FA BLM New Mexico State-Wide Internship Program: Implementation of this program in New Mexico will provide internships for recent college graduates and graduate students to gain firsthand experience with natural resources management; biology, ecology, endangered species, conservation of sensitive and non-sensitive species and communities and management of public lands. Through this program interns are hired by the recipient and are placed in BLM New Mexico Field offices to accomplish programmed tasks supporting the Bureau's Resource Programs; wildlife, plant conservation/botany, range, geology, engineering, forestry, recreation, NEPA, GIS/GPS, natural resource management, hydrology, soil science, cultural programs and business management under the mentorship of BLM staff specialists. The term of internships will vary from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 36 months depending on need and funding availability. Intern duties may include but not limited to: native seed collection, special status plant and animal id, collections, studies and inventory,vegetation monitoring, non-native/noxious weed inventory and treatment, foresty inventry, data entry, archeological inventory, identification and inventory of abandoned mine lands, manage and analyze data, collect measurements in mine settings, project construction and monitoring. The intent is accomplish needed BLM resource management work while improving the job candidate pool of natural resources gratudates who also possess experience with science-based stewardship
Federal Grant Title: FA BLM New Mexico State-Wide Internship Program
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L14AS00077
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231, 15.236
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management; Environmental Quality and Protection Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
Posted Date: May 16, 2014
Creation Date: May 16, 2014
Archive Date: Jul 14, 2014
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
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"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Qualified youth or conservation corps. The term "qualified youth or conservation corps" means any program established by a State or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe or by a nonprofit organization that is capable of offering meaningful, full-time, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16-25 inclusive in a natural or cultural or resource setting, gives participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training and support services and provides participants with the opportunity to develop citizenship values and skills through service to their community and the United States
Grant Announcement Contact
Charise P Saiz, Grants Management Officer, 505 761-8725 csaiz@blm.gov

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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