BLM-CO Forests and Woodlands Resource Management

The summary for the BLM-CO Forests and Woodlands Resource Management 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 Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM-CO Forests and Woodlands Resource Management: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Forest and Woodland Resource Management Program manages and conserves 58 million acres of forest and woodland in 12 western States and Alaska. These forests provide a range of ecosystem services including wildlife habitat, hydrologic function, and sustainable harvest of forest products valued by society. A primary activity of the program is to maintain and improve the resilience of forest and woodland ecosystems to wildfire, insects, disease, and drought through density management using timber sales, Stewardship agreements, and Good Neighbor (GNA) agreements. BLM Colorado has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist and collaborate with a recipient to access additional resources outside of the federal government, which not only furthers the BLM mission, but also reduces BLM staffing costs and improves our responsiveness to the public. Funded projects will focus on high priority work such as activities that promote forest and woodland health, sustainable forest management, fire resiliency, infrastructure development for future sustainable timber harvest, biomass utilization, habitat conservation needs, and insect, disease and fire recovery. These activities could include, but are not limited to: planting trees, pre-commercial and commercial thinning, salvage/sanitation forest treatments, control of competing vegetation, fuels reduction, riparian or upland restoration, project development and layout, planning analysis and document preparation needed in concert with or to carry out Land Use Planning Decisions, Endangered Species Act or cultural clearances, data collection, and monitoring. Program Strategic Goals: - Implement science-based forest restoration projects to improve forest health and resilience to wildfires, insects, disease, and drought. - Sustainable harvest of forests and woodlands to produce a continuous supply of wood products and biomass for renewable energy. - Salvage dead and dying timber to reduce fuels, in balance with the need for wildlife habitat, watershed function, and soil stability, while supporting local economies. - Provide the public with commercial and personal use opportunities to harvest products such as firewood, Christmas trees, boughs, greenery, medicinal plants, fence posts, and pinyon pine nuts from forests and woodlands. - Expedite the NEPA processes to accelerate the removal of beetle-killed timber to reduce the risk of catastrophic fire and minimize risks to the recreating public. - Implement projects collaboratively with a Governor or any other appropriate executive official of an affect State, county official, or Indian Tribe under the Good Neighbor authority by implementing project under authorized restoration services, which means similar and complementary forest and watershed restoration services carried out on Federal land, non-Federal land, and land owned by an Indian tribe. For more information on how to apply, please visit www.grants.gov to download a full announcement, instructions, and application package.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-CO Forests and Woodlands Resource Management
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L20AS00082
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.233
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 18th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: May 18th, 2020
Posted Date: March 18th, 2020
Creation Date: March 18th, 2020
Archive Date: May 25th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 18th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
esarris@blm.gov
esarris@blm.gov
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