Assessing the Hydrogeology of Springs that Support Stygobromus kenkii and Stygobromus hayii

Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00446
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Natural Resources
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
CFDA Number: 15.650
Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Agency Name: DOI-FWS
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2015
Award Ceiling: $48,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Aug 24, 2015
Funding Opportunity Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service anticipates awarding up to $48,000 for one study. The anticipated start date for the study would be January 5, 2016 and the project period would be through October 31, 2016. Funding would be provided through a grant agreement. The Service intends to issue this as a sole source award due to the unique qualifications of the applicant. A study to assess contributing areas of groundwater seepage springs located at two sites in Washington D.C. and one site in Montgomery County, Maryland, where there are federally listed and candidate species of amphipods (Stygobromus sp). Assessment of the hydrogeology of these areas will assist us in better assessing threats for these species. Funding will be provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Research Grants program, which is authorized by the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, as amended, 16 U.S.C. (742f (a)(4); Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. 661.; Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act of 1978, as amended (16 U.S.C. 753), Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended (16 U.S.C. 4601-4 through 11), Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1543).



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