Impact of Forest restoration activities on soil compaction and soil biological communities

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295411
Opportunity Number: P17AS00485
Opportunity Title: Impact of Forest restoration activities on soil compaction and soil biological communities
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2017
Close Date: Jul 20, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017
Award Ceiling: $99,943
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $99,943
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This modification is for the purpose of extending the project from the end date of December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2021, in support of ongoing research and monitoring activities on the Preserve and to modify the Statement of Work to include additional research focused on the impacts of burning within the thinning treatment areas that were the focus of the initial phase of this projects; the pre-thinning sampling has been completed, and the post-thinning sampling is on track as in the original Statement of Work. The new part of the study will incorporate prescribed fire effects on soil biota in the post-thinned forest, and the role of mosses in stabilizing post-fire soils. The intent for this modification was specified in the continuation clause in the original Task Agreement, Article VI, Part A.
Version: Synopsis 1





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