BLM-Arizona, Tread Lightly! Sonoran Landscape Project ASO

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Funding Opportunity ID: 283729
Opportunity Number: L16AS00110
Opportunity Title: BLM-Arizona, Tread Lightly! Sonoran Landscape Project ASO
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.225
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: 1. Eligible Applicants

The following types of entities are eligible to apply for award under this announcement. Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in precluding the BLM from making an award. Eligible applicant types are:

Unrestricted, anyone may apply

2. Cost Sharing or Matching

This program has no cost sharing or matching requirements.

3. Other Eligibility Restrictions

None

Agency Code: DOI-BLM
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Posted Date: May 10, 2016
Close Date: Jul 09, 2016 See announcement cover sheet for the deadline (9 July 2016 @ 17:00) for submission of applications.
Last Updated Date: May 10, 2016
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $30,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Description of Program and/or Project a. Background: In response to an increasing trend of public lands being closed as a resolution to issues and conflicts arising from recreational shooting activities, the Department of Interiorâ¿¿s Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council recommended the BLM enter into a assistive partnership to develop and implement a corrective action education campaign for recreation shooting enthusists in an effort to mitigate and resolve conflicts prior to closures becoming necessary. In June 2012 BLM joined the USFS and Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) in partnerships coordinated by Tread Lightly! to address proposed recreational shooting issues surrounding the Phoenix metro area region. The project is called the Sonoran Landscape project and it involves several partners committed to positively managing and effecting the impacts of recreational shooting on the local desert landscape. b.Objectives: Evolve the Respected Access is Open Access education campaign into a full-fledged, systematic and persuasive communications and outreach initiative to motivate positive changes in behaviors to influence a cultural change within the recreational shooting sports community toward a stronger sense of individual stewardship of shared and respected access to public lands, beginning with a pilot project actively managing recreational shooting across Arizonaâ¿¿s Sonoran landscape through a public/private partnership.
Version: Synopsis 1

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283729

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