Fund Arizona Fish and Game Department to Collect and Rear the Endangered Humpback Chub (Gila cypha)

The summary for the Fund Arizona Fish and Game Department to Collect and Rear the Endangered Humpback Chub (Gila cypha) 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.
Fund Arizona Fish and Game Department to Collect and Rear the Endangered Humpback Chub (Gila cypha): Grand Canyon National Park (GRCA) has initiated a research project with the overall goal of translocating wild, young-of-year (YOY) humpback chub (HBC) from the Little Colorado River to Shinumo, Havasu, and Bright Angel Creeks over a period of four (4) years (2009-2012). Humpback chub (Gila cypha), is a species listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, and is native to GRCA. The project involves collecting YOY HBC previous to the year of a planned release into the above mentioned tributaries, rearing the fish in a hatchery facility until they are large enough to be tagged with a passive-integrated-transponder (PIT), and treated for parasites and diseases, and provided exercise conditioning prior to release. The hatchery rearing period with associated treatments is necessary to minimize mortality of translocated fish, and avoid introducing diseases that are present in the Little Colorado River into other waters of GRCA. The National Park Service (NPS) has no hatchery facility to accomplish this work, however, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (Department) maintains and operates a state of the art hatchery facility near GRCA.
Federal Grant Title: Fund Arizona Fish and Game Department to Collect and Rear the Endangered Humpback Chub (Gila cypha)
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPSNOIGRCA110024
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.944
CFDA Descriptions: Natural Resource Stewardship
Current Application Deadline: Dec 25, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Dec 25, 2010
Posted Date: Dec 22, 2010
Creation Date: Dec 22, 2010
Archive Date: Jan 24, 2011
Total Program Funding: $10,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a notice of intent to award a cooperative agreement to the Arizona Fish and Game Department.
Grant Announcement Contact
Gary Jordahl Chief, GLCA Contracting Office Phone 9286086507

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