Cascade Conservation Implementation

The summary for the Cascade Conservation Implementation 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 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 Reclamation - Pacific Northwest Region, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Cascade Conservation Implementation: In 2002, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) designated lands at the Cascade Project through the Lake Cascade Resource Management Plan as Wildlife Management Areas and Conservation Areas. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will implement the conservation and maintenance needs for the Cascade Reservoir (Reservoir) and surrounding areas by providing their labor force for the various project activities. The management of conservation practices will benefit both terrestrial and aquatic wildlife which is important to maintain and enhance the integrity of these lands. The Reservoir has experienced an increase in nutrients that caused harmful algal blooms that led to Human Health Advisories issued by Idaho Department of Environmental Quality in 2018 and 2019. Cascade Reservoir also has the largest known colony of nesting Grebes, a Tier II Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Idaho, but the number of nests in the past few years have diminished due to nesting disturbance and water quality related issues.Through the years past conservation practices have gone into disrepair, and through this agreement the first priority for fiscal year 2020 will included installing 7.5 miles of wildlife-friendly fence along the west side of the Reservoir. This will benefit the resources by eliminating grazing and off-road vehicle access to the wildlife management and conservation areas surrounding Cascade Reservoir.Work beyond the first year will occur if funding is available and both agencies agree on the priorities of the conservation activities and terms for the Reservoir.
Federal Grant Title: Cascade Conservation Implementation
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation - Pacific Northwest Region (DOI-BOR-PN)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-PN-20-N006
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.517
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 18th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: June 18th, 2020
Posted Date: June 9th, 2020
Creation Date: June 9th, 2020
Archive Date: June 19th, 2020
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 9th, 2020
Category Explanation
Specific funding for conservation activities
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Single source award Recipient will implement conservation and maintenance methods
Grant Announcement Contact
Michele J McGinnis
Phone 208-378-5038
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