Request for Information - National Park Service Park-based Youth Vegetation Management Team - HTLN

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Request for Information - National Park Service Park-based Youth Vegetation Management Team - HTLN: REQUEST FOR INTEREST
FOR
POTENTIAL PROJECT TO BE INITIATED
THROUGH
National Park Service
Heartland Network

Funding Opportunity Number: FY2015-HTLN-YVMT-0001
Project title: Park-based Youth Vegetation Management Team – HTLN

Park: Heartland Inventory and Monitoring Network
6424 W. FR 182 Republic, Missouri 65738

Proposed Project Date: October 1, 2014 – December 31, 2015
Estimated funding available: $155,000

Number of Positions Available: Crew consisting of 1 crew leader & 3 crew members

Summary:
The Heartland Inventory and Monitoring Network has an opportunity for a youth crew to participate in a unparalleled opportunity participating with members of the National Park Service (NPS) Heartland Inventory & Monitoring Network (HTLN) to learn about natural resources practices, interact with nature, learn about natural systems and the attending scientific disciplines, and work in challenging outdoor environments in a variety of parks that encompass the HTLN.

In order for this partnership to be effective, the NPS seeks an organizational partner with expertise in youth conservation programs, to work collaboratively with NPS HTLN staff to train and provide a four-person crew that will be based at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield. The NPS will provide the educational experiences and natural resource projects for a four-person youth crew (ages 18-24), that will work closely with the HTLN Inventory and Monitoring program and exotic plant management team. The organizational partner also needs to train and provide a crew leader to supervise the crew. The crew leader will be required to work to protect the crew’s safety in mind; handle logistics related to organizing travel and expenditures; and advise the partner organization and the NPS on crew performance and morale.
Federal Grant Title: Request for Information - National Park Service Park-based Youth Vegetation Management Team - HTLN
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FY2015-HTLN-YVMT-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2014
Posted Date: September 26th, 2014
Creation Date: Sep 26, 2014
Archive Date: Nov 2, 2014
Total Program Funding: $155,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $155,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Request for Interest for a qualified organization to provide a four-person youth crew and crew leader to participate on a Youth Vegetation Management Team that will participate in natural resource management activities in collaboration with the Heartland Inventory and Monitoring Network based out of Wilson's Creek National Battlefield in Republic, Missouri.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Julie Hendricks Lead Grants Management Specialist Phone 4026611662
contact via email

National Park Service 303-898-9819
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