Monitor Water Quality at INDU

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Monitor Water Quality at INDU: The National Park Service’s (NPS) Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (INDU) in Porter, IN, requests assistance monitoring water quality in Lake Michigan and flowing water lotic systems. The work will primarily involve working in the field collecting bacteriological, chemical, and biological samples as well as in an office setting downloading and entering data and performing quality assurance measures. Field work will involve working in the sun, rain, and varying temperatures in wetlands, flowing waters, and the near shore of Lake Michigan while handling fish, amphibians, and invertebrates. The position will be supervised by the Environmental Protection Specialist at INDU.

The intern must provide their own transportation as well as locate their own housing. The NPS will provide all necessary training and orientation to the park, its offices, and work sites. Staff and interns report to work 40 hours per week.

The project goals are to:
1) Conduct routine water quality monitoring by collecting chemical, biological, and bacteriological samples; and
2) Ensure the quality of data by following the established technical protocols, appropriately maintaining all field and lab instruments and routinely performing quality assurance measures.
Federal Grant Title: Monitor Water Quality at INDU
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Education Employment Labor and Training Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FY2015-INDU-0002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2015
Posted Date: Jan 12, 2015
Creation Date: Jan 12, 2015
Archive Date: Mar 11, 2015
Total Program Funding: $10,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Katie Schroeder Grants Management Officer Phone 402-661-1640
work email

National Park Service 303-898-9819
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