CESU, CCS, BLM Arizona, Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Implementation

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 17, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$ 9,000 - $ 90,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Program Description

A. Project Background Information: The Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Network is a national consortium of federal agencies, academic institutions, tribal, state, and local governments, nongovernmental conservation organizations (300 partners). The Great Basin Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (GBCESU) is a cooperative network, transcending political and institutional boundaries, which creates innovative opportunities for research, education, and technical assistance in support of the management and stewardship by partner agencies of the Great Basin natural, cultural, and social resources. The GBCESU has a unique collaborative relationship with research scientists, end users of research products, the public, and educators who are trained to bridge the gap between researchers, science users and educators. Master agreement number is BLM-CA-2011-006 Arizona BLM desires to enter into new agreement with a (GBCESU) University. The Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Agreement and Strategy was completed and began implementation in 2005. This is a multi-state, regional collaborative effort involving Federal, State and local government agencies as well as universities. This program is being specifically undertaken to improve the conservation status of the Relict Leopard Frog To date, this partnership has resulted in the captive rearing, the reintroduction and establishment of several populations of Relict Leopard Frogs and a better understanding of the status of the species. B. Project Objective: The principal purpose and objectives are to build and maintain an effective and efficient partnership with a common goal of conservation of the Relict Leopard Frog through implementation of the Conservation Agreement and Strategy for the RLF. This collaborative effort will result in reestablishment and improved conservation status of a species once thought to be extinct. The restoration of biodiversity in the region will benefit the overall health of the public land resources for the enjoyment of the American people.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberL14AS00098
Funding Opportunity TitleCESU, CCS, BLM Arizona, Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Implementation
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateMay 8, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateJune 17, 2014 (Tuesday)
***The electronic submission into Grants.gov is due 17 June 2014 @ 17:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. A proposal received after the closing date and time will not be considered for award.
Application Archive DateJune 23, 2014 (Monday)
Total Program Funding$ 90,000
Award Amount$ 9,000 - $ 90,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.238 - Challenge Cost Share

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Websitehttp://www.grants.gov
ContactOffice: Bureau of Land Management
Eddie Bell, Grants Management Officer, 602-417-9268


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