Influence of Fire and forest restoration

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Influence of Fire and forest restoration: The Valles Caldera National Preserve (VALL) is currently undergoing a landscape restoration project, funded under the DOI Resilient Landscapes program, to restore natural fire regimes to the forest and grassland watersheds on the Preserve. Large-scale restoration efforts involve forest thinning to reduce fuel loads, and prescribed and managed fires to further eliminate fuels and allow for natural fire regimes to return to the landscape. Fires can have varying impacts on watershed function, particularly with respect to water quality and discharge amounts and timing. Post-fire flash floods can result if watersheds are burned severely. VALL has been subjected to two recent large-scale uncharacteristic wildfires (the 2011 Las Conchas fire, and the 2013 Thompson Ridge fire), which led to multiple post-fire flash floods and subsequent damage to fisheries and aquatic macro-invertebrate communities on severely-burned watersheds. While fish and invertebrate communities are currently recovering, ongoing restoration efforts using prescribed fires may continue to impact these biological resources. The goal of the proposed work will be to monitor and characterize response and rate of recovery of the aquatic systems subjected to wildfire and restoration activities throughout the VALL.
Federal Grant Title: Influence of Fire and forest restoration
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P18AS00104
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.945
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 6th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 6th, 2018
Posted Date: March 28th, 2018
Creation Date: March 28th, 2018
Archive Date: April 9th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $211,255
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $211,255
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $112,014
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 28th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
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