Identify Bee Species

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Identify Bee Species: The agreement has three objectives: -Evaluate bee communities in critical ecosystems (alpine areas and dune systems) to better understand pollinator distributions across five regions of the NPS system, and how climate change will affect these distributions. .Inform natural resource managers at each participating park about the native bee fauna associated with their park. Where habitats support vulnerable bee species, parks will receive suggestions on maintaining and/or restoring these habitats in a manner to promote bee habitat. -Increase awareness of native bee species biodiversity, explain the role of bee populations in a healthy ecosystem, and discuss the threats, including climate change that might negatively affect this role to a wide audience, including: project participants (NPS staff and volunteers), NPS management, and park visitors. .What are the deliverables expected? -Cooperatively implemented native bee surveys throughout the National Park System. -Sample tracking: from arrival; through processing, identification, and labeling; to final destination in a NPS or outside repository.Over the three year study, this will involve tracking up to 90,000 specimens. -Database development, data entry, database quality control -Provide a project coordinator who can contact parks, maintain communications databases, provide feedback to individual parks, field questions, and track and report on the projects status and progress throughout the year. -Recruit technicians assigned to the project. Ensure that at least one member has solid bee identification skills. -Provide necessary equipment for the above -Participate with NPS in overall project management providing training in species identification, data collection, and storage methods. -Cooperatively develop reports, websites, and other information products to inform park staff and park visitors about the biodiversity of native bees and the importance of these protected areas in protecting these populations.
Federal Grant Title: Identify Bee Species
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: H1580100342
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.650
CFDA Descriptions: Research Grants (Generic)
Current Application Deadline: Aug 04, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Aug 04, 2010
Posted Date: Aug 03, 2010
Creation Date: Aug 03, 2010
Archive Date: Sep 03, 2010
Total Program Funding: $46,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $46,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $46,000
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
Tina Holland Agreements Specialist Phone 307-344-2082 []
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