Resource Management Research Associates for Lake Mead National Recreation Area


Funding Opportunity ID: 296658
Opportunity Number: P17AS00700
Opportunity Title: Resource Management Research Associates for Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.931
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Aug 21, 2017
Close Date: Sep 05, 2017 NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD. This is NOT a request for applications. This funding announcement is to provide public notice that the National Park Service will fund the following project under an existing Cooperative Agreement with GBI.
Last Updated Date: Aug 21, 2017
Award Ceiling: $86,025
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $86,025
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Description: The Great Basin Institute (GBI) and the National Park Service (NPS) will collaborate to develop a specialized research-based resource management intern program. Research Associates (RA) will have diverse and more specialized opportunities to participate on ongoing or new resource management related projects addressing significant resource management issues within the Resource Management and Visitor Services Division (RMVS) at Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE). Research Associates will gain skills associated with these activities as well as more in-depth knowledge of natural and cultural resources at LAKE. RAs will have a multifaceted and specialized research-based educational opportunity. Personnel from GBI and NPS will collaborate to develop and provide meaningful and appropriate opportunities as part of this task agreement. RAs will directly support and assist with resource management and visitor service related projects and activities addressing significant resource management issues including: resource/habitat assessment, habitat restoration; invasive species control; inventory and monitoring of biological and cultural resources; installation and monitoring of interpretive exhibits; public education and outreach, and social science research. NPS will provide training and educational information about the projects, why they are being performed and information on the natural and cultural resources of LAKE.
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