Mammoth Corrals Locale Cultural Resource Survey


Funding Opportunity ID: 287648
Opportunity Number: NOIP16AC01530
Opportunity Title: Mammoth Corrals Locale Cultural Resource Survey
Opportunity Category: Other
Opportunity Category Explanation: Notice Of Intent Only Not Funding Opportunity
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: Aug 18, 2016
Close Date: Aug 27, 2016
Last Updated Date: Aug 18, 2016
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS)’s intention to fund a Task Agreement against an existing Master Agreement. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement NPS-NOIP16AC01530 Project Title National Park Service- Mammoth Corrals Locale Cultural Resource Survey Recipient University of Wyoming Total Anticipated Award Amount 50000 Cost Share None Required Anticipated Length of Agreement Through 8/01/2017 Anticipated Period of Performance Through 8/01/2017 Award Instrument Cooperative Agreement (task award) Statutory Authority 54 U.S.C. §100703, Cooperative Study Units CFDA # and Title 15.945, Cooperative Research & Training Programs Point of Contact Tina Holland, Agreements Officer OVERVIEW, RECIPIENT AND NPS SUBSTANTIAL INVOLVEMENT The University of Wyoming will collaborate with the National Park Service (NPS) to conduct a cultural resources inventory, evaluation, and condition assessments for a study area of 97 acres in extent in the vicinity of the Mammoth Corrals off the Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park. Substantial involvement on the part the National Park Service (NPS) is anticipated for the successful completion of the objectives to be funded by this award. NPS staff will assist with the recipient in developing the project design, setting objectives, defining inventory areas and field logistics, safety training, executing field and laboratory studies, and reporting. NPS did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria: The cooperator is a member of an established Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) network, and was awarded a Cooperative Agreement P14AC00749 allowing University of Wyoming to participate in specific tasks, and can provide the necessary activities involved in this particular task while providing an effective outcome for the National Park Service and the research and/or education project. Three members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) network were considered for this award and the University of Wyoming was selected based on the long hours and expertise in writing proposals, and conducting archeological inventory and working together for twenty years on this particular project.
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