SAV Restoration in Anacostia / Potomac River

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Funding Opportunity ID: 326944
Opportunity Number: W81EWF-20-SOI-0019
Opportunity Title: SAV Restoration in Anacostia / Potomac River
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 12.630
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: This opportunity is restricted to non-federal partners of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CESU).
Agency Code: DOD-COE
Agency Name: Department of Defense
Dept. of the Army — Corps of Engineers
Posted Date: May 08, 2020
Close Date: Jun 29, 2020
Last Updated Date: May 08, 2020
Award Ceiling: $165,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $165,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The objective is to create healthy beds of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) which will in turn lead to dispersal of SAV in areas adjacent to the plots. The prospective partner will select site(s) for restoration, install plants and exclosures, and then monitor the installed plants cover density at the peak of the growing season to determine efficacy of planting methodology. By monitoring both adult plants and seeding success, the partner can determine best practices and modify procedures if necessary. In addition to plant monitoring, Contractor biologists also will monitor fish species diversity to determine if there are community changes related to SAV presence/absence. The findings shall be documented for publication and use by others.
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