Central Valley Prediction and Assessment of Salmon (CVPAS)


Funding Opportunity ID: 296696
Opportunity Number: BOR-MP-17-N029
Opportunity Title: Central Valley Prediction and Assessment of Salmon (CVPAS)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.517
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Aug 22, 2017
Close Date: Sep 05, 2017
Last Updated Date: Aug 22, 2017
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a cooperative agreement to University of Washington under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 15.517, Public Law 85-624, 16 U.S.C. 661 et seq., as amended, and Section 7(a) Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), (70 Stat 1122; 16 U.S.C. 742f(a)), as limited and delegated by the Secretary of the Interior delegation of authority to the Bureau of Reclamation at 255 DM 1.1B, Section (d).Estimated total amount of agreement is $1,000,000.00. Reclamation is providing $1,000,000.00 in Fiscal Year 2017. The objectives of the project are to: 1) Extend and improve the SacPas real-time web-based secondary database and fish forecasting tools to other river systems in the Central Valley. Integrate environmental/fish data, fish passage/ survival models, output from water quality models and analysis tools in to a web-accessible fish analysis system; 2) Develop and implement a spatially referenced data inventory (e.g. as in DART) query system and website using open-source applications and tools to further research efforts to provide regionally integrated, publicly accessible datasets; 3) Provide monitoring, evaluation, and data products and services in support of single and associated Reclamation funded and ESA-mandated activities and to predict, track, and evaluate the efficacy of proposed or actual actions during water years 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. (Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No. BOR-MP-17-N029 for additional information) A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14(B)(4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Crystal Oliver/Grants Management Specialist, by e-mail at coliver@usbr.gov.
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