Climate Change Adaptive Science Capacity - Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative Fiscal Year 2010

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Climate Change Adaptive Science Capacity - Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative Fiscal Year 2010: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is soliciting proposals for applied scientific work with fish, wildlife, and/or plants in the Great Plains Geographic Area on behalf of the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC). The GPLCC is an applied conservation science partnership in the Great Plains; see http://www.fws.gov/science/SHC/lcc.html for a map of the Great Plains Geographic Area, and http://www.fws.gov/science/SHC/pdf/GreatPlains.pdf for the preliminary action plan for the GPLCC. Scientific projects of interest to the GPLCC will ultimately help inform resource management decisions that address landscape-scale stressors to fish, wildlife, and plants of the Great Plains. The GPLCC was officially formed at the first meeting of its Steering Committee on March 4, 2010. Funds for scientific work in the GPLCC were appropriated to the Service in the FY 2010 budget allocation. That budget allocation contains mandatory performance measures that oblige the Service to quickly and astutely commit the funds to priority scientific projects. The quick response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) is required in order to ensure work begins as quickly as possible on FY 2010 projects in light of the expectations for deliverables by the Service before October 1, 2010. The Service expects to obligate at least $875,000 to scientific projects for the GPLCC under its Climate Change Planning and Adaptive Science Capacity Program. We urge applicants to consider the scope of their project and design projects that can be delivered in the time specified. This could mean utilizing data already collected, performing a synthesis of work from previous studies such that the project can be completed without additional field work, or other creative strategies. The GPLCC Steering Committee anticipates that future RFPs will be timelier and will allow for projects that may include one or even more field seasons and collection of new data.
Federal Grant Title: Climate Change Adaptive Science Capacity - Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative Fiscal Year 2010
Federal Agency Name: Migratory Birds
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWSR2-GPLCC-FY2010
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant Procurement Contract
CFDA Numbers: 15.650
CFDA Descriptions: Research Grants (Generic)
Current Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2010
Posted Date: Mar 10, 2010
Creation Date: Mar 10, 2010
Archive Date: Apr 30, 2010
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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
James Broska Acting Regional Climate and Science Coordinator Phone 505-248-6279

Help Desk [James_Broska@fws.gov]
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