Conservation Intern Assistance with Invasive Plant Management in Katmai National Park & Preserve

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Conservation Intern Assistance with Invasive Plant Management in Katmai National Park & Preserve: This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities without competition.

ABSTRACT
Funding Announcement P16AC00058
Project Title Conservation Intern Assistance with Invasive Plant Management at Katmai National Park and Preserve
Recipient Student Conservation Association
Total Anticipated Award Amount $19,132.20
Cost Share 25% - $13,169.13
Anticipated Length of Agreement Less than 1 year
Anticipated Period of Performance 4/25/2016-10/9/2016
Award Instrument Task Agreement
Statutory Authority 16 USC 1723(c) Public Land Corps
CFDA # and Title 15.931, Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Under SCA Task Agreement P15AC00031
Point of Contact Erica Cordeiro Erica_Cordeiro@nps.gov


OVERVIEW
This task agreement specifies a partnership project between the NPS and the SCA which involves placement of a youth associates at Katmai National Park and Preserve Exotic Plant Management Team (EPMT).

The project to be carried out is:

The Conservation Intern will gain knowledge and experience in all aspects of invasive plant management including surveying, monitoring, and control of such plants. The primary project to be accomplished by the SCA intern is to assist with the invasive plant management goals of the EPMT and the host park. The SCA intern will learn about NPS resource management land stewardship and natural and cultural heritage of Katmai National Park and Preserve; they will provide assistance in all aspects of invasive plant management, including surveying, monitoring and control of such plants. The intern will also assist in the collection and cultivation of native plant seeds and participate in educational or research efforts pertaining to invasive plants.


STATEMENT OF JOINT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN
This project motivates its youth participants to become involved in the natural, cultural and/or historical resource protection of their communities and beyond.

RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT
SCA agrees:
To assist with recruitment and selection of one (1) Conservation Associate to participate in the work described in the above Scope of Work, Position 00693632 from 4/25/2016 through 10/9/2016 (24 weeks).
To provide for transportation to and from Katmai National Park and Preserve, and subsistence during the tour of duty.

To provide living allowance, insurance, and Americorps awards (when applicable).

To provide for in-service commercial travel during the project period of performance.

Provide 24/7 staffed hotline assistance, site visit, and performance evaluations.


NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INVOLVEMENT
NPS agrees:
To provide financial assistance in the amount of $19,132.20

To provide general orientation to park operations, NPS mission, and safety training.

To provide a NPS technical representative on-site with the Conservation Associate to assist with specifics of the project as needed.

To provide all necessary equipment and supplies applicable for performing required tasks.

To provide housing for the partner participant or tent space.

A written completion evaluation from Katmai National Park and Preserve per project evaluating the outcome and SCA's performance of that project.







Federal Grant Title: Conservation Intern Assistance with Invasive Plant Management in Katmai National Park & Preserve
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00020
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2015 This is a notice of intent to award
Original Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2015 This is a notice of intent to award
Posted Date: Dec 22, 2015
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2015
Archive Date: Dec 31, 2015
Total Program Funding: $19,132
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $19,132
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Erica Cordeiro, 907-644-3315 Erica_Cordeiro@nps.gov
Erica_Cordeiro@nps.gov

National Park Service 303-898-9819
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