Aerial Surveys for Bald Eagle Nests and Raptors (Niobrara, Weston & Crook Counties, Wyoming)

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Aerial Surveys for Bald Eagle Nests and Raptors (Niobrara, Weston & Crook Counties, Wyoming): Project Background Information: In an effort to increase the wildlife information in the Newcastle Field Office various wildlife surveys and inventories area being conducted. This project is an effort to better understand wildlife movement and populations within the planning area. Project Objective: The objective of this project is to conduct aerial flights to inventory and monitor Bald Eagle and other nesting raptors in Niobrara, Weston and Crook Counties, Wyoming. The data collected from the aerial surveys will be used to facilitate the processing of Applications for Permits to Drill (APDs) and to identify habitat for Threatened and Endangered species and BLM Sensitive species. The term of this project is 5 years dependant on the availability of funding. Benefits: Information gained from this project will assist land managers in evaluating effectiveness of current land use plans, aide in the development of future plans and increase the effectiveness of the Bureau of Land Management to meet the needs of the public. Statement of Joint Objectives/Project Management Plan: The recipient will provide a qualified aerial survey team including a qualified biologist to perform flights each year money is available. Flight schedules will be coordinated with the BLM to assure the flight will occur during suitable weather and season to obtain data that is needed. The BLM will meet with the recipient to assign priority flight areas, and data goals within the county boundaries no later than September 30 of each year. Flights should be flown between the months of March and May. The recipient will provide an annual report and associated shapefiles of the data collected that year by July 1 (shapefiles will be to a 3 meter or less accuracy, compatible with the ArcMap 9.0 GIS program and in the NAD 83 datum, Zone 13N). An annual report will be prepared by the recipient and sent to the BLM no later than September 15 of each year.
Federal Grant Title: Aerial Surveys for Bald Eagle Nests and Raptors (Niobrara, Weston & Crook Counties, Wyoming)
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-WY07-9021
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2007
Posted Date: Aug 06, 2007
Creation Date: Aug 06, 2007
Archive Date: Sep 23, 2007
Total Program Funding: $10,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Ilze Karklins-Powers
Grants & Agreements Specialist
Phone 307-775-6293 Contract Specialist (Grants & Agreements)
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