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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberG20AS00043
Opportunity TitleCooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateApril 6, 2020 (Monday)
Close DateApril 17, 2020 (Friday)
Award AmountUp to $45,676 (total funding : $45,676)

Funding Detail Description

U.S. Geological Survey¿s (USGS) Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NoROCK) is offering a funding opportunity to assess the role of mineral licks in the aggregation of deer and elk, as well as the transmission of chronic wasting disease. This research opportunity will advance the understanding of CWD transmission and potential management interventions. Landowners will be recruited from the Wyoming CWD core-endemic area and camera traps and GPS collar information will be used to assess the use of artificial mineral licks and wildlife excluder devices on deer and elk aggregation as well as cattle use of the mineral lick. In the first year of the project the cooperator will define the study region and locate amenable landowners, initiate a pilot data collection, develop a database, identify mineral lick sites and locations for future treatments

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameGeological Survey
Important Dates
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateApril 17, 2020 (Friday)
Last Updated DateApril 6, 2020 (Monday)
Archive DateJune 19, 2020 (Friday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$45,676
Estimated Total Program Funding$45,676
Expected Number Of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional Information URLhttps://www.grants.gov/

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 15.808 - U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESU¿s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactFaith Graves 703-648-7356
fgraves@usgs.gov
Emailfgraves@usgs.gov
(Contract Specialist)