NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- Youth Education and Involment in Vegettion Managment and Restoration in Heartland Network National Parks- THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

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NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- Youth Education and Involment in Vegettion Managment and Restoration in Heartland Network National Parks- THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: OVERVIEW: The objective of this agreement is to: support youth opportunities to work in National Parks; provide youth an introduction to careers in conservation and natural resource management; to educate youth on the management decisions, management techniques, and operations required to manage natural resources; to provide youth development and leadership opportunities in challenging natural environments; to control invasive plants known to be a public nuisance including plants designated as noxious weeds under state or federal laws; and to restore plant communities within national parks through the use of prescribed fire, vegetation removal, and vegetation planting.

STATEMENT OF JOINT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN: The program works with 18 different youth, ages 18-26, and provides training in outdoor conservation work, as well as job skills and teamwork opportunities, within national parks. NPS staff serve as coaches, mentors, and partners in helping these youth to understand potential career tracks within the NPS and other conservation organizations.

RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT: Identify and select youth suited for the program. Provide extensive training in operating various outdoor tools in challenging outdoor environments. Track the progress of each youth and teams throughout their service to ensure that human development goals are being met.

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INVOLVEMENT: The NPS works with the recipient to design projects, to resource projects, to train staff, and to ensure that the projects provide the developmental and leadership opportunities that the recipient requires to achieve their objective of intern development in challenging natural environments.

NPS did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria: We are continuing a one-year agreement for four additional years. The original agreement was awarded based on full and open competition.

Federal Grant Title: NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- Youth Education and Involment in Vegettion Managment and Restoration in Heartland Network National Parks- THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-NOIP15AC00013
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.944
CFDA Descriptions: Natural Resource Stewardship
Current Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2015
Posted Date: Jul 31, 2015
Creation Date: Jul 31, 2015
Archive Date: Sep 8, 2015
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
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
THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than insitutions of higher education.;
Grant Announcement Contact
Noel Miller Grants Management Specialist Phone 402-661-1658
noel_miller@nps.gov

National Park Service 303-898-9819
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