Notice of CESU Funding Opportunity Everglades Ecosystem Restoration and Management


Funding Opportunity ID: 293096
Opportunity Number: P17AS00174
Opportunity Title: Notice of CESU Funding Opportunity Everglades Ecosystem Restoration and Management
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Principal Investigators from active CESU member institutions in any of five Regional CESU Networks: Gulf Coast, South Florida-Caribbean, Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast, Chesapeake Watershed, and North Atlantic Coast
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Apr 10, 2017
Close Date: May 11, 2017 Applications must be submitted via e-mail to the addresses listed in the full NOFO attached under the Related Documents Tab.
Last Updated Date: Apr 10, 2017
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Description: The South Florida Natural Resource Center of Everglades National Park is soliciting proposals from Principal Investigators of five Regional CESU Networks to address high priority research questions and needs for information synthesis and modeling that serve restoration planning and assessment. Effectively addressing these questions will help resource managers promote the restoration and sustainability of the Everglades and more effectively mitigate, ameliorate, or avoid ecological degradation that is caused by un-managed drivers and disturbance events in the future. Six general topics of interest and associated key issues that may be addressed via this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) include: 1. Everglades restoration actions and effects along Everglades National Park boundaries. 2. Estuaries and coastal wetlands of the Everglades 3. Exotic Invasive species 4. Biodiversity and rare, threatened and endangered species 5. Cultural Resources 6. Ecosystem services and human ecology Specific elements of each of these topics are described in the full NOFO attached under the related documents tab.
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