PLC Coal Vein Trail Rehabilitation - THRO

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PLC Coal Vein Trail Rehabilitation - THRO: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cooperative Agreement Number P15AC00017 was entered into by and between the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, (NPS), and Montana Conservation Corps (Recipient), for the purpose of promoting and stimulating education, job training, development of responsible citizenship, productive community involvement, and furthering the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of natural and cultural resources. Unless otherwise specified herein, the terms and conditions as stated in the Master Cooperative Agreement will apply to this Task Agreement. STATEMENT OF WORK: The Coal Vein Nature Trail is located in the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park (THRO). This project will engage youth participants in the rehabilitation of Coal Vein Nature Trail through the following tasks: widening 185 feet of trail; restore 210 feet of vacated or social trail using vertical mulch; repair 40 feet of tread surface; construct one 30 foot puncheon/bog bridge; install 10 check steps, remove 11 obsolete trail structures (i.e., Sign posts and water bars), install 6 check dams, install 4 trail directional signage; fill 12 square feet of sink holes; and minor brush clearing as needed. The work crew will consist of five youth crewmembers who will work to rehabilitate approximately 500 feet of unpaved trail. The project will expose crewmembers to various hands-on experience and include: rebuilding tread surface; installing check steps; and rebuilding or adding water bars or other erosion control measures as needed; add aggregate to trail as needed; trim back any vegetation that is impeding upon the trail, and constructing a 30 foot puncheon. The NPS will provide cultural/ environmental programs to the crewmembers including park tours, educational programs, talks on the history of the park, and other similar programs. The project will motivate its youth participants to become involved in the natural, cultural and/or historical resource protection of their communities and beyond. Upon completion of this project, 500 feet of vacated trail will be restored to its natural state and social trailing that parallels will be widened and stabilized for safe visitor use. RECIPIENT AGREES TO: (1) Provide two experienced Trail Crew Leaders to plan and implement a safe strategy for achieving park objectives; (2) Provide five Youth Trail Crewmembers to work with Trail Crew Leader to accomplish objectives; (3) Provide transportation for Youth Crew to THRO; (4) Provide transportation between camping location and work location while at THRO; (5) Provide all required tools to achieve Park objectives; (6) Provide administrative support to pay for crew transportation and living expenses. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AGREES TO: (1) Provide location for camping with access to water, showers, restrooms, and shelter from weather; (2) Provide detailed overview of desired outcomes of Trail Rehabilitation: Summary of Tasks: Widen 185 feet of trail, restore 210 feet of vacated or social trail using vertical mulch, repair 40 feet of tread surface, construct one 30 foot puncheon/bog bridge, install 10 check steps, remove 11 obsolete trail structure (i.e., Sign posts, water bars), install 6 check dams, install 4 trail directional signage, fill 12 square feet of sink holes, and minor brush clearing as needed; (3) Provide safety briefing of Park specific hazards such as snakes, bison, and thunderstorms; (4) Provide park radio for emergency communications; (5) Present Educational Program to further engage and education Youth Trail Crew on Stewardship of public lands; (6) Provide all natural materials needed to complete the project.
Federal Grant Title: PLC Coal Vein Trail Rehabilitation - THRO
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOIP18AC00071
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 7th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: January 7th, 2018
Posted Date: December 28th, 2017
Creation Date: December 28th, 2017
Archive Date: February 6th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $30,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: December 28th, 2017
Category Explanation
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement.
Grant Announcement Contact
Katherine Borschel
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 402-661-1958
Contact via email.
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