GLNF CESU: Determine Impacts to Species & Ecosystem Function for Possible Restoration of Sand Point Wetland

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Funding Opportunity ID: 318776
Opportunity Number: NPS-NOIP19AC00195
Opportunity Title: GLNF CESU: Determine Impacts to Species & Ecosystem Function for Possible Restoration of Sand Point Wetland
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities.
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 24, 2019
Close Date: Aug 03, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jul 24, 2019
Award Ceiling: $58,886
Award Floor: $58,886
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities without competition. Michigan State University is a member of the Great Lakes Northern Forest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit. The objectives of the project are to conduct a study and submit a report that identifies existing communities of species, an their associated ecosystems within Sand Point coastal wetland. The report will identify risks to these ecosystems associated with wetland restoration initiatives. It will also include recommendations for protecting the ecosystems during restoration activities. Information obtained will be added to the database of the Sand Point wetland, improving management of the wetlands. Information will also be used for interpretative education to the public on coastal wetlands. The public purpose is to promote the understanding of the coastal wetland ecosystem and engage partners in shared environmental stewardship. Coastal wetlands are rare, and the project will provide interpretative education to the public on coastal wetlands.
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