Migratory Bird Monitoring, Assessment and Conservation

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Migratory Bird Monitoring, Assessment and Conservation: **THIS IS A NOTICE OF SINGLE SOURCE AWARD-NOT A RFP**

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) uses a science-based, adaptive framework for setting and achieving broad-scale conservation objectives that strategically address the problems fish and wildlife will face in the future. This framework, called Strategic Habitat Conservation, is based on the principles of adaptive management and uses population and habitat data, ecological models, and focused monitoring and assessment efforts to develop and implement strategies that result in measurable fish and wildlife population outcomes. This process uses the best available scientific information to predict how fish and wildlife populations will respond to changes in the environment, thus enabling the Service to focus habitat conservation and other management activities where they will be most effective. In addition, the Service needs focused, applied science directed at high impact questions surrounding threats to fish and wildlife resources for which management and/or mitigation is required to maintain species at healthy, sustainable, desired levels. The Service must base its decisions on the best science available, in order to defend its regulatory decisions, biological opinions and species conservation recommendations to land managers.
This program will use a cooperative agreement as the financial assistance instrument. The Service will be responsible for the following: (1) Provide maps indicating geographic areas where surveys for golden eagle nests have not been systematically conducted and where knowledge of the speciesâ¿¿ nest distribution is otherwise poor, (2) Prioritize areas to be surveyed for nests, (3) Provide a database format for entry of nest site data, (4) Provide satellite telemetry transmitters to be deployed on eagles, (5) Pay for data downloads from the transmitters, collected via the Argos satellite system, (6) Provide funding to cover costs of coordination among land managers and land owners, to deploy transmitters on individual eagles.
Federal Grant Title: Migratory Bird Monitoring, Assessment and Conservation
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Information and Statistics Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F16AS00185
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 321612, 321614
CFDA Descriptions: Migratory Bird Monitoring, Assessment and Conservation
Current Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2016
Posted Date: Apr 26, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 26, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 25, 2016
Total Program Funding: $25,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Independent school districts
State governments
Small businesses
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Grant Announcement Contact
Budget & Grants Analyst Sara Williams 505 248-7462 sara_n_williams@fws.gov
Administrative POC

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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