Vegetation Classification of Selected Alaska Interior National Wildlife Refuges

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295627
Opportunity Number: F17AS00317
Opportunity Title: Vegetation Classification of Selected Alaska Interior National Wildlife Refuges
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Information and Statistics
Natural Resources
Regional Development
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.678
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-FWS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date: Jul 17, 2017
Close Date: Jul 28, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 17, 2017
Award Ceiling: $70,000
Award Floor: $50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $70,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 7 intends to award a single source financial assistance agreement as authorized by 505 DM 2.14 (B) to University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska Center for Conservation. This notice is not a request for proposals and the Government does not intend to accept proposals. This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Network: (http://www.cesu.psu.edu/materials/partners.htm). The CESU network provides research, technical assistance, and education to federal land management, environmental, and research agencies and their partners. The partners serve the biological, physical, social, cultural, and engineering disciplines needed to address natural and cultural resource management issues at multiple scales and in an ecosystem context. The US National Wildlife Refuge System Inventory & Monitoring (I&M) Branch collects data on the flora and vegetation of Refuge lands. These data are useful for describing Refuge biodiversity and can be used to develop a vegetation classification system which is undeveloped in Alaska. The I&M Branch of the National Wildlife Refuge System in Alaska announces the availability of $70,000 to analyze previously collected data on the flora of interior Alaska Refuges. UAA and the USFWS will work together to provide information to Refuge managers on the ecological and landscape context of their vegetation resources.
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