Notice of Intent: Assessment of Ponderosa Pine Resistance to Mountain Pine Beetle

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Notice of Intent: Assessment of Ponderosa Pine Resistance to Mountain Pine Beetle: (1) University of Montana (UMT) will conduct an assessment of ponderosa pine resistance to mountain pine beetle infestation at Devils Tower National Monument (DETO). For genetic comparison, and to assess the regional level of resistance to pine beetle and further inform the predicted threat to resources of Devils Tower, sampling will also be conducted at Wind Cave National Park (WICA) and Mt. Rushmore National Memorial (MORU). If time allows, additional sampling may be conducted at Jewel Cave National Monument (JECA). Additionally, UMT will provide DETO with an educational pamphlet and video short, and will present an educational program on pine beetle in the DETO campground amphitheater. The project fulfills a public purpose by improving public understanding of mountain pine beetle infestation at Devils Tower, and seeks to provide information on the susceptibility of ponderosa pine forests to the beetle that will greatly enhance public knowledge on the threat of the insect.


Federal Grant Title: Notice of Intent: Assessment of Ponderosa Pine Resistance to Mountain Pine Beetle
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00190
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 322799
CFDA Descriptions: Cooperative Research and Training Programs - Resources of the National Park System
Current Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2016
Posted Date: May 23, 2016
Creation Date: May 23, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 2, 2016
Total Program Funding: $37,868
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $37,868
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This action will result in a task agreement award under the National Park Service Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU). 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 Officer Kelly Adams Kelly_Adams@nps.gov
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