BLM WY Big Horn Basin Noxious Weed Control

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BLM WY Big Horn Basin Noxious Weed Control: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the Bureau of Land Management's intention to fund the following project activities without full and open competition. Funding Announcement: BLM-WY-NOI09-9007 Project Title: Big Horn Basin Noxious Weed Control Recipient: Big Horn, Hot Springs and Park County Weed and Pest Districts, WY Principle Investigator (if applicable): Rance Neighbors Total Anticipated Award Amount: $500,000 over a five year period, funding per year will vary by county Cost Share Yes New Award or Continuation? New Awards Anticipated Length of Agreement 5 years for each agreement Anticipated Period of Performance April 2009 through March 2014 Award Instrument Cooperative Agreement Statutory Authority Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 1743) Sections 307(a) and 307(b), P.L. 94-579 Section B: "Subject to the provisions of applicable law the Secretary may enter into contracts and cooperative agreements for the management, protection, development and sale of public lands" and the Federal Noxious Weed Act of 1974, 7 USC 2814. CFDA # and Title 15.230 Invasive and Noxious Plant Management Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Per 505DM 2 Manual - Justification Criterion: Continuation The activity to be funded is necessary to the satisfactory completion of, or is a continuation of an activity presently being funded, and for which competition would have a significant adverse effect on the continuity or completion of the activity. BLM Point of Contact Ilze Karklins-Powers, email: Ilze_Karklins-Powers@blm.gov, Phone: (307)-775-6293 OVERVIEW The Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, intends to award three cooperative agreements to provide noxious weed control on public lands in the Big Horn Basin, Wyoming. Big Horn County Weed and Pest, Hot Springs County Weed and Pest and Park County Weed and Pest are the intended recipients. The anticipated length of each project is a five year period. The BLM will consider continued funding for the project upon (a) the recipient showing progress satisfactory to the BLM toward program goals and the determination by the BLM that continuation of the program would be in the best interest of the Government or (b) the availability of funds. The total project period for this award will not exceed 60 months. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT The County Weed and Pest Districts will work to control noxious weeds on public and private lands in the Big Horn Basin Wyoming. The County Weed and Pest Districts will provide labor, equipment, supervision, transportation, operating supplies, and incidentals needed to perform weed control in the Big Horn Basin. The primary weed species being controlled include Russian Knapweed, spotted knapweed, white top, Dalmatian toadflax, Houndstongue, Canada Thistle, musk thistle, Russian olive, and Saltcedar. Each county will maintain pesticide application records for a minimum of ten years and will submit pesticide use reports once per year. BLM INVOLVEMENT Substantial involvement on the part for BLM is anticipated for the successful completion of the objectives to be funded by this award. In particular, the BLM will coordinate with each county on priority areas to be treated. The BLM will actively participate in any Weed Management Areas or Weed CRM?s established by the counties. The County Weed and Pest Districts will submit a work plan each year detailing priority species and priority areas. The BLM will review these documents and give further direction to the counties if needed.
Federal Grant Title: BLM WY Big Horn Basin Noxious Weed Control
Federal Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BLM-WY-NOI09-9007
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.230
CFDA Descriptions: Invasive and Noxious Plant Management
Current Application Deadline: Apr 03, 2009 Extended due to recip
Original Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2009
Posted Date: Mar 02, 2009
Creation Date: Mar 24, 2009
Archive Date: Mar 02, 2010
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Ilze J Karklins-Powersipowers@blm.gov
Ilze_Karklins-Powers@blm.gov [ipowers@blm.gov]
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