A study of current flammable forest material due to, insect-induced tree and tall evergreen shrub mortality rates.

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Funding Opportunity ID: 318962
Opportunity Number: P19AS00443
Opportunity Title: A study of current flammable forest material due to, insect-induced tree and tall evergreen shrub mortality rates.
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The United States Department of the Interior, The National Park Service (NPS), and Great Smoky Mountain National Park, is announcing a notice of intent to award a cooperative agreement; this is not a request for applications. This funding opportunity is to provide public notice of NPS's intention to fund the following project activities without full and open competition, under Cooperative Agreement P17AC01176 with Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University , for a project titled; A study of current flammable forest material due to, insect-induced tree and tall evergreen shrub mortality rates.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 30, 2019
Close Date: Aug 09, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jul 30, 2019
Award Ceiling: $33,489
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Description: This project between the National Park Service and Virginia Tech will measure changes to forest fuels following insect-induced tree mortality. The project will also assess changes to tall evergreen shrub cover. Information will be used by forest managers to improve estimates of fuel loading and fire behavior.
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