RECOVERY ACT - Trail Maintenance / Repair

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RECOVERY ACT - Trail Maintenance / Repair: RECOVERY ACT - Congress has legislated funds to the National Park Service (NPS) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These funds are intended for preservation of the natural resources in the park through trail maintenance and repairs along the Wonderland Trail. WCC members are provided to the park to gain hands on experience in the environmental field. The members make up crews of six which include a crew leader with NPS trail maintenance experience. WCC will provide the crews the transportation, food, basic trail maintenance tools including chain saws, camp gear, and personal gear such as pack, rain gear, boots, personal protective gear and equipment to perform the trail work. This award is for two crews of six to construct trails and complete trail repairs to the standards of the National Park Service. One crew will work on the repair of flood damaged trails around Mount Rainier National Park including the construction of a 1,500 foot re-route on the Carbon River section of the Wonderland Trail. This crew will work from July 26, 2009 and work no longer than September 30, 2010. One crew of six will work on the construction of approximately one mile of new trail to replace trail destroyed by flooding. This crew will work approximately 22 weeks beginning July 26, 2009 and work no longer than September 30, 2010.
Federal Grant Title: RECOVERY ACT - Trail Maintenance / Repair
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-H9458090010
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD - RECOVERY ACT This funding announcement is not a request for applications. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC NOTICED OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (NPS), INTENTION TO FUND THE FOLLOWING PROJECT ACTIVITY WITHOUT FULL AND OPEN COMPETION.
Original Application Deadline: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD - RECOVERY ACT This funding announcement is not a request for applications. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO PROVIDE PUBLIC NOTICED OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (NPS), INTENTION TO FUND THE FOLLOWING PROJECT ACTIVITY WITHOUT FULL AND OPEN COMPETION.
Posted Date: Jul 07, 2009
Creation Date: Jul 07, 2009
Archive Date: Jul 22, 2009
Total Program Funding: $180,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Unique Qualifications - The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activities based upon a variety of demonstrable factors such as location, voluntary support capacity, cost-sharing ability, highly reliable, strong work ethics and have a positive work history with the Mount Rainier National Park. Washington Conservation Corp (WCC) is a private, non-profit organization maintained within the State of Washington, to promote development of environment and conservation awareness through assignment of individuals of a short term basis with agencies, organizations and corporations.
Grant Announcement Contact
JoAnn Palmer Purchasing Agent Phone 360-569-2211

joann_palmer@nps.gov [joann_palmer@nps.gov]
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