Lee County Cave Monitoring

The summary for the Lee County Cave Monitoring 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: Lee County Cave Monitoring
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWS-R5-ES-09-016
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.657
CFDA Descriptions: Endangered Species Conservation - Recovery Implementation Funds
Current Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2009
Posted Date: Aug 10, 2009
Creation Date: Aug 10, 2009
Archive Date: Aug 16, 2009
Total Program Funding: $52,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $52,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
This is a NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD a Cooperative Agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage (DNH), for the purpose of defining the range and monitoring the Lee County cave isopod (Lirceus usdagalun), a federally endangered species and its habitat. The ultimate goal of this work is to provide sufficient monitoring and range data to determine the recovery status of the species. The DNH is uniquely qualified to conduct this work because: (a) The Service and DNH in joint effort have been monitoring the Lee County Cave isopod over the last 10 years. The proposed work is a continuation of this work and will complete a 5-year plan to comprehensively monitor populations of the Lee County cave isopod. (b) The DNH has a vested interest in this work and will provide voluntary support capacity and cost share, contributing partial funds to cover staff time. (c) Staff members conducting the work have the necessary permits to conduct the work and are intimately familiar with the species and the species' habitat. (d) Populations of the Lee County cave isopod occur in highly sensitive cave environments of which the exact locations are confidential. The DNH is the Virginia State authority of karst resource information and manages conservation activities related to the protection of the Lee County cave isopod. (e) the DGIF is interested in a cooperative approach to accomplish the restoration activities resulting in a more cost effective outcome. THERE IS NO "FULL ANNOUCNEMENT" ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Christal Cutler Contract Specialist Phone 413-253-8233

POC for electronic errors [christal_cutler@fws.gov]
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