Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 9th, 2024
Close Date
February 9th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$65,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Opportunity No.
G24AS00234

Agency

Geological Survey (DOI-USGS1)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity for a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) partner to conduct research on Pseudogymnoascus destructans/White-nose syndrome (Pd/WNS) surveillance and ecological assessments. This research will focus on the diets of bats from the western United States of America. The study will involve collaboration between USGS-FORT, NPS, BLM, USGS-National Wildlife Health Center, and others to determine the presence of Pd/WNS on lands managed by NPS and BLM. The research will include field-based studies, laboratory analyses of collected data, and data management. The funding opportunity is a Cooperative Agreement with no cost sharing or matching requirement. The maximum award amount is $65,000. Eligible applicants must be a participating partner of the Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CPCESU) Program. The application deadline is February 9, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For more information, contact FAITH GRAVES at fgraves@usgs.gov.

Description

The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research related to Pseudogymnoascus destructans/White-nose syndrome (Pd/WNS) surveillance and ecological assessments that include but are not limited diets of bats from the western United States of America. Studies will include a collaboration between USGS-FORT, NPS, BLM, USGS-National Wildlife Health Center, and others to determine the presence of Pd/WNS on lands managed by NPS and BLM. Further, ecological assessments of bats will include field-based research, laboratory analyses of data collected from the field, data management.

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Type
Grant