Integrated Vegetation Monitoring for Fire and I&M Programs

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Funding Opportunity ID: 308783
Opportunity Number: P18AS00642
Opportunity Title: Integrated Vegetation Monitoring for Fire and I&M Programs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.944
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Sep 05, 2018
Close Date: Sep 20, 2018 This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Serviceâ¿¿s intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities.
Last Updated Date: Sep 05, 2018
Award Ceiling: $49,363
Award Floor: $7,043
Estimated Total Program Funding: $49,636
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Fire, especially combined with drought, is the most likely process through which vegetation shifts will occur in the coming decades. Monitoring of vegetation change in unburned and burned areas of the park is essential to manage park resources in this era of ongoing climate change. The I&M program and Fire Management fire ecology program have integrated vegetation and fire monitoring into a single collaborative program since 2013. The value of the I&M data and the collaboration between the fire and resource management programs have been described extensively in proposals to the Fire Reserve program (2016), OWF Resilient Landscape Program (2017), and the Fire Reserve Research Program (2017) . This project with MRT will continue ongoing post-fire monitoring projects at SAMO.
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