Llano Seco Ranch Water Conveyance Improvement Project

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Funding Opportunity Number: F16AS00066
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
CFDA Number: 15.608
Eligible Applicants Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOI-FWS
Closing Date: Jan 04, 2016
Award Ceiling: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Dec 31, 2015
Funding Opportunity Description: Funding of this award is in direct support of a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sacramento national Wildlife Refuge Complex (SNWRC) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc.(DU) to conduct a topographic survey, prepare a preliminary engineering design, prepare a joint NEPA/CEQUA document , and identify necessary permits needed to support the Llano Seco Ranch Water Conveyance Project (Project). The Project will replace approximately 1,730 linear feet ft of siphon, upgrade 51,100 linear feet of conveyance canal, and replace multiple water control structures to provide reliable water to 4,500 acres of wetlands and 2,700 acres of agricultural land on Llano Seco Ranch (LSR), SNWRCâ¿¿s Llano Seco Unit, and California Department of Fish and Wildlifeâ¿¿s (CDFW) Llano Seco Unit. DU will be responsible for completing a topographic survey, preparing a preliminary engineering design, and preparing a joint NEPA/CEQA Document in coordination with SNWRC and other stake holders. This award is made under the authority of: Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, as amended 16 U.S.C. 742a-742j; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 U.S.C. 661); and National Wildlife Refuge Improvement Act of 1997.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280770

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