Plant Propagation for NPS Southwest Exotic Plant Management Team

Funding Opportunity Number: P15AS00435
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
CFDA Number: 15.954
Eligible Applicants State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOI-NPS
Closing Date: Oct 30, 2015
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Sep 24, 2015
Funding Opportunity Description: The Southwest Exotic Plant Management Team (SW EPMT) of the National Park Service NPS) is in need of affordable plant material for pollinator gardens and restoration projects in New Mexico and the surrounding states. The SW EPMT is interested in providing opportunities for native tribes, youth, and volunteers to participate in a plant propagation program at sites in New Mexico. The SW EPMT and the awardee will work together to plan the propagation of native plants at facilities in New Mexico for restoration projects and pollination gardens at national parks throughout the Southwest. In addition, NPS staff and the SW EPMT, and the awardee will collaborate on executing the recommended work as described below in the Statement of Work. They will work together with individual park staff to organize and manage work crews, volunteer crews, student interns, educational materials, any needed research, and logistics of the recommended plant propagation projects.



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