Natural Resource Support -Desert Tortoise Monitoring, EAFB, CA.

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 12th, 2024
Close Date
February 26th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$2,906,647.00
Award Floor
$379,147.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
W9126G-24-2-SOI-1138

Agency

Fort Worth District (DOD-COE-FW)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Other

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Fort Worth District of the Department of Defense is offering a cooperative agreement for Natural Resource Support - Desert Tortoise Monitoring at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), CA. This opportunity is only available to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Regions Californian and Colorado Plateau. The purpose of this grant is to provide support in all desert tortoise critical habitat management functions, including exclusionary fencing, pitfalls, signage, awareness training, wildlife relocation, and biological monitors. The base period of agreement will extend 15 months from the date of award, with the possibility of six 12-month follow-on periods based on funding availability. The anticipated funding for the base period is $379,147. This project is awarded under the authority of the Sikes Act, prioritizing Federal and State agencies responsible for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife. For more information, contact Cheryl Vendemia at cheryl.r.vendemia@usace.army.mil or 817-253-3341.

Description

REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF INTERESTW9126G-24-2-SOI-1138Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Regions: Californian and Colorado PlateauPROJECT TITLE: Natural Resources Support – Desert Tortoise Support, Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), CA.A cooperative agreement is being offered ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified above. Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement. Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%.DESCRIPTION OF ANTICIPATED WORK: See attached Statement of ObjectivesPERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The base period of agreement will extend 15 months from date of award (three months administrative for onboarding/preparation and 12 months technical support) and six 12-month follow-on periods, based on availability of funding.SYNOPSIS OF PROJECT: The NFE will conduct desert tortoise monitoring activities at EAFB. The NFE will provide support in all desert tortoise critical habitat management functions to include exclusionary fencing, pitfalls, signage, awareness training, wildlife relocation, and biological monitors.Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project. Approximately $379,147.00 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period. Additional funding may be available to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.NOTE: This project will be awarded under the authority of 16 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act: For projects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources management plans, priority shall be given to award to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife.

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