NOTICE OF INTENT: Preservation Maintenance at Lees Ferry and Lonely Dell Ranch

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NOTICE OF INTENT: Preservation Maintenance at Lees Ferry and Lonely Dell Ranch: This project entails preservation work on seven historic structures at the NHD. Work to be performed includes mortar repointing on masonry walls, resetting/replacement of loose or missing masonry elements, chinking on cabin exterior walls, rodent/pest proofing around doors and windows, sediment replacement on dirt roofs, and surface contouring to improve drainage away from the structures. Orchard work will consist of pruning, planting/replacing fruit trees, and realigning irrigation ditches.

A second component of this project is to highlight the work performed by the youth crew by partnering with the National Trust for Historic Preservationâ¿¿s HOPE Crew- Hands-On Preservation Experience. The Hope Crew is an initiative to train young people in preservation crafts while helping to protect historic cultural sites on public lands. The groupâ¿¿s primary goal in this project is to document and publicize the work performed by the youth crew.

This project addresses public purpose by training youth corps participants in preservation, maintenance, pest control on historic structures, and maintaining orchards. Training will also include learning and abiding by the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. The work carried out by the conservation corps members will also improve the condition of the historic structures and orchard at the NHD. This improved condition will provide a more satisfying interpretive experience for thousands of visitors to the district.

The public benefit of working with the HOPE Crew is that it gives the public an insight in to how tax dollars are spent in preserving the nationâ¿¿s heritage. Partnering with HOPE also brings the stories of Lees Ferry and Lonely Dell to a much wider audience. This wider audience includes state and national news outlets, as well government leaders through the groupâ¿¿s governmental affairs office.
Federal Grant Title: NOTICE OF INTENT: Preservation Maintenance at Lees Ferry and Lonely Dell Ranch
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00286
Type of Funding: Information not provided
CFDA Numbers: 326882
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 24, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 24, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 4, 2016
Total Program Funding: $42,230
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $42,230
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Information not provided
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a notice of intent and a noncompetitive award in accordance with the Department of Interior 505 Departmental Manual 2.12C. Please see attached announcement for more information.
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Specialist Kelly Adams Kelly_Adams@nps.gov
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National Park Service 303-969-2348
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