Ecological Restoration in Rocky Mountain National Park

The summary for the Ecological Restoration in Rocky Mountain National Park 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 National Park Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Ecological Restoration in Rocky Mountain National Park: The purpose of this Agreement is to further collaborative ecological restoration in Rocky Mountain National Park and increase community engagement at the Park. The U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service (hereafter: NPS) and Award Recipient would work cooperatively on a wide variety of restoration projects engaging volunteers from local communities. The NPS and Award Recipient are jointly herein referred to as "the Parties" (hereafter: singularly ⿿Party⿝). The objectives include: to restore ecosystems and habitats which benefit native species and the visitor experience within Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), to work collaboratively on restoration projects and leverage the strengths of both parties and to engage the local community in these ecosystems restoration projects. Examples of ecological restoration projects ongoing within RMNP include, but are not limited to: the restoration of aspen and willow dominated riparian vegetation communities that have been negatively impacted by ungulate browse, the restoration of sites for the purposes of beaver recolonization and potential reintroduction, the restoration of areas where the vegetation has experienced anthropogenic impacts from pipeline installation or roadwork, and the restoration of sites that have been impacted by natural disturbances such as fires or floods. Restoration or habitat enhancement activities must fall within one or more of the following broad categories to be within the scope of this agreement: 1) revegetation or stabilization of disturbed, burned, or denuded lands, riparian areas, sensitive ecosystems or plant communities, decommissioned roads or trails, or campgrounds and picnic areas; 2) watershed restoration; 3) soil stabilization, site preparation, or erosion control; 4) aquatic, riparian, or terrestrial habitat enhancement for aquatic, fish, wildlife (including mammal, reptile, amphibian, and bird), or plant species; 5) road, trail, corridor (e.g., powerline or highway right-of-ways), picnic area, campground, or day-use area improvements; 6) wilderness ecological condition or visitor experience enhancement or restoration; 7) collecting, storing, or increasing of plant seed, cuttings, or plantings; 8) seeding and planting of desired restoration or habitat enhancement plant species; or 9) any component of the RMNP Native Plant Materials program. Seed or plant collecting can occur under this agreement in areas not administered by RMNP only when other appropriate agreements, authorizations, or permissions are in place between the Award Recipient, RMNP, and the collection site(s) administrator.
Federal Grant Title: Ecological Restoration in Rocky Mountain National Park
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P17AS00183
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.954
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 1st, 2017
Original Application Deadline: June 1st, 2017
Posted Date: May 1st, 2017
Creation Date: May 1st, 2017
Archive Date: June 2nd, 2017
Total Program Funding: $0
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: May 1st, 2017
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
Grant Announcement Contact
Todd Wilson 303 987 6767

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