Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-Agency Resouces Protection Collaboration on the Mississippi River

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Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-Agency Resouces Protection Collaboration on the Mississippi River: The purpose of this project is to develop a list of established and potential partners and points of contact within agencies and organizations working along the Mississippi River, and identify and describe ongoing partnership activities, a preliminary assessment of gaps in resource protection, and identifies possible next steps in protecting the Mississippi River. The outcomes of this project will help guide the NPS in understanding where further efforts to protect resources could be focused.
Federal Grant Title: Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-Agency Resouces Protection Collaboration on the Mississippi River
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: E11AC60555
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.945
CFDA Descriptions: Cooperative Research and Training Programs - Resources of the National Park System
Current Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2011
Posted Date: Jun 28, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 28, 2011
Archive Date: Aug 04, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
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 a "Notice of Intent" of a single source task agreement award to University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN under the Great Lakes Northern Forest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU). The University of Minnesota is uniquely qualified to work collaboratively with National Park Service MISS staff in beginning to rectify this problem. MISS staff, particularly the Superintendent, have actively sought to be part of regional, full-river partnerships. The University of Minnesota, much of which is located within the MISS boundaries, is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with an international reputation for excellence in a number of key disciplines such as engineering and water resource science. Moreover, the Universitys Institute on the Environment is home to the River Life Program, a consortium of University-based and community organizations that is dedicated to establishing stronger links between the campus and the river communities. River Life staff have nearly 2 decades collaborative experience up and down the length of the Mississippi, and are uniquely qualified to establish the preliminary study of existing opportunities for collaboration to protect the Mississippis great resources.
Grant Announcement Contact
Tonya Bradley Contract Specialist Phone 402-661-1656

Help Desk [tonya_bradley@nps.gov]
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