Grizzly Bear Management Assistance in Wyoming

The summary for the Grizzly Bear Management Assistance in Wyoming Federal 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 Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Grizzly Bear Management Assistance in Wyoming
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWS-R6-GRIZZLYBEARMANAGEMENT-WYOMING
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.657
CFDA Descriptions: Endangered Species Conservation - Recovery Implementation Funds
Current Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2011
Posted Date: Jun 24, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 24, 2011
Archive Date: Jul 27, 2011
Total Program Funding: $255,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $255,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $51,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
This synopsis is the full announcement. The tasks to be performed under this agreement are as follows: The recipient, Wyoming Game and Fish, will complete bear management actions in Wyoming on grizzly bears, involving outreach and education to the public and capture, relocation and monitoring of grizzly bears as necessary to minimize bear/human conflicts. This Single Source Award is being made in accordance with Department of the Interior Policy 505 DM 2.14 B Unique Qualifications - The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based upon a variety of demonstrable factors such as location, property ownership, voluntary support capacity, cost-sharing ability, if applicable, technical expertise, or other such unique qualifications which allows for award without competition to an applicant. Wyoming Game and Fish is the only state agency that has the legal authority to manage grizzly bears in Wyoming and to assist with implementation of the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan. Wyoming Game and Fish is the only entity with jurisdiction and authority to manage grizzly bears in Wyoming and is responsible for responding and managing human/bear conflicts in Wyoming. NO other agency or organization has the legal responsibility, legal authority, management experience, or organizational capacity to capture and handle nuisance grizzly bears. This funding is to assist the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in their implementation of grizzly bear recovery efforts.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a Notice of Intent to award this agreement as a single source to Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Wyoming Game and Fish has the legal authority to assist the US Fish and Wildlife Service with implementation of the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan. The recipient, Wyoming Game and Fish, will complete bear management and research actions in Wyoming on grizzly bears, involving outreach and education to the public and capture, relocation and monitoring of grizzly bears as necessary to minimize bear/human conflicts.
Grant Announcement Contact
Andrea Meyer Grants Management Specialist Phone 303-236-5412

email [andrea_meyer@fws.gov]
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