BLM AZ Cooperative Wildlife & Burned Area Restoration & Noxious Plant Removal within the Gila River Corridor

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 21, 2014 (Monday)
Award Amount$ 5,000 - $ 200,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • Special district governments

Program Description

Project Background Information: The projects started in 2007 with the Buckeye Fire. Followed by the Robins Butte (2008) and Powers Fires (2009). This program has primarily been accomplished through the Phoenix District Fire program with cooperation through Arizona Game and Fish. All three fires started out as BAER Burned area emergency rehabilitation projects. The primary objectives are to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations and restore degraded habitat caused by salt cedar infestations along the Gila River. Actions are performed in accordance with the National Fire Plan and the President's Healthy Forest Initiative. The actives in this project are a continuation of BLM AZ agreement number L09AC15646. Project Objective: The principle purpose is form a partnership to manage and/or restore wildlife and their habitats on BLM public lands along the Gila River area from the Phoenix metropolitan area, across the Highway 85 bridge west to the Gillespie Dam in Arizona. Specifically, sharing the costs of cooperative projects between the two agencies, including but not limited to cooperative planning, vegetative and physical site restoration, habitat enhancement, habitat maintenance, inventory, monitoring, bio-physical studies, animal re-introductions as well as transplants, public access, cooperative law enforcement, compliance, information and education.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberL14AS00143
Funding Opportunity TitleBLM AZ Cooperative Wildlife & Burned Area Restoration & Noxious Plant Removal within the Gila River Corridor
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 11, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateJuly 21, 2014 (Monday)
*** The electronic submission into Grants.gov is due 21 July 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 DateJuly 28, 2014 (Monday)
Total Program Funding$ 200,000
Award Amount$ 5,000 - $ 200,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.230 - Invasive and Noxious Plant Management

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • Special district governments

Contact Information

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

ebell@blm.gov

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