Upper Arkansas River NRDAR: Native Plant Propagation at Hayden Ranch

The summary for the Upper Arkansas River NRDAR: Native Plant Propagation at Hayden Ranch grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Upper Arkansas River NRDAR: Native Plant Propagation at Hayden Ranch: The tasks to be performed under this agreement are as follows:Task 1: Project Planning and DesignThe planning and design phase of the project will draw on work completed to date with information and analysis of existing site conditions completed by project team members.The Planning and Design process will include the following:Obtain and set up base maps for the projectDevelop an architectural design of greenhouse compatible with the existing historic structures including structural engineeringConduct an energy analysis including design of integrated system; for example a combination of alternative energy options.Complete final plans, including construction documents.Task 2: Determine Water Supply and Augmentation NeedsThe Recipient will determine demand and design water-related systems to irrigate greenhouse and outdoor plots. This task includes any water related engineering and legal services required to complete documents to legally use water for the project.Task 3: Determine Design of Outdoor Plots and Environmental Data CollectionThe Recipient will, with assistance from the Service, collect environmental data regarding existing conditions on the property as well as to assist in design of outdoor plots. Outdoor plots will be designed for optimal irrigation, drainage, plantings, and fencing.Task 4: Project CoordinationThe Recipient will provide overall project management and administrative oversight of the Upper Arkansas River NRDAR Native Plant Propagation at Hayden Ranch fromgreenhouse outdoor plot planning through implementing those plans.
Federal Grant Title: Upper Arkansas River NRDAR: Native Plant Propagation at Hayden Ranch
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F13AS00151
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.658
CFDA Descriptions: Natural Resource Damage Assessment, Restoration and Implementation
Current Application Deadline: May 04, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2013
Posted Date: Apr 17, 2013
Creation Date: May 06, 2013
Archive Date: May 17, 2013
Total Program Funding: $85,619
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $85,619
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $85,619
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
This is a Notice of Intent to award a Single Source Cooperative agreement to Colorado Mountain College for the purpose of planning for and developing a facility at the Hayden Ranch for propagation of native plants for use in forestry and wetland remediation restoration activities as part of a project that will restore, rehabilitate, replace, or acquire the equivalent of trust resources that were injured or destroyed by the hazardous substance releases from the California Gulch Superfund Site.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This Single Source Award is being awarded in accordance with Department of the Interior Policy 505 DM 2.14 B 2 Continuation: This award is a continuation of agreement F11AP00134. 3. Legislative Intent: P.L. 111-88 Sec 112 states: For fiscal year 2010, and each fiscal year thereafter, the Secretary of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with a State or political subdivision including any agency thereof, or any not-for-profit organization if the agreement will: 1. serve a mutual interest of the parties to the agreement in carrying out the programs administered by the Department of the Interior; and 2. all parties will contribute resources to the accomplishment of these objectives. At the discretion of the Secretary, such agreements shall not be subject to a competitive process. Since FWSs Region 6 Regional Director has been designated as DOIs authorized official for the case, acting on behalf of the Secretary, and the Native Plant Propagation project was identified in the preferred alternative of the RP/EA, the criteria for P.L. 111-88 have been met; and 4. Unique Qualifications: Colorado Mountain College owns the property where the facility will be located and they began working on this project under agreement F11AP00134, which allows for award without competition to an applicant. This recipient and project meet this criteria due to a continuation of the project, legislative intent of P.L.111-88 Sec 112, and unique qualifications.
Grant Announcement Contact
Laura Archuleta, Project Officer, 719-655-6121 Laura_Archuleta@fws.gov
Laura_Archuleta@fws.gov [Laura_Archuleta@fws.gov]
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