Wildland Fire Rehabilitation

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Wildland Fire Rehabilitation: (4) Unique Qualifications ― The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based upon a variety of demonstratable factors such as location, property, ownership, support capacity, cost-sharing ability, technical expertise, and other unique qualifications.Eligible applicants are limited to Ducks Unlimited. Ducks Unlimited (DU) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation that specializes in large scale habitat restoration in numerous types of riparian ecosystems. DU has an extensive background and long standing tradition in working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in habitat restoration, scientific planning, project implemenation and management. Additionally, DU is capable of developing site-specific (engineered) project designs based upon local conditions, soil properties, plant associations, hydrology, project objectives, habitat requirements of target species, and management practices. The principal purpose of this agreement is to restore native habitat within the historic floodplain of the Lower Colorado River. All restoration efforts will occur on Cibola National Wildlife Refuge. Restored sites will mimic historic cottonwood-willow gallery forests, supplement available habitat for threatened and endangered species, and reduce invasive exotic plant distribution on the Refuge. An array of resident and migratory species will also benefit from restored habitats. In addition, restored sites will create wildlife corridors and facilitate recolonization of native fauna in previously restored sites. Further, establishment of native vegetation will increase aesthetic values and decrease soil erosion. The primary goal of DU will be to assist the Refuge in rehabilitation efforts associated with wildfire damaged areas.
Federal Grant Title: Wildland Fire Rehabilitation
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Continuation
Funding Opportunity Number: CNWR-2009-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.614
CFDA Descriptions: Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act
Current Application Deadline: May 15, 2009
Original Application Deadline: May 15, 2009
Posted Date: May 06, 2009
Creation Date: May 06, 2009
Archive Date: Jun 14, 2009
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $481,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a single source award to Ducks Unlimited for the continuation of Wildland Fire Rehabilitation on the Island Unit of Cibola NWR, AZ. No other applications will be considered.
Grant Announcement Contact
Walter Oldham Refuge Manager Phone 928-857-3253

Federal Government - USFWS [mike_oldham@fws.gov]
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