Field Biology Technical Assistance and Predator Control for Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Kauai, Hawaii

Published Date
April 18th, 2024
Close Date
May 17th, 2024
Award Ceiling
Award Floor
Expected No. Awards
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Department of Defense (DOD)

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement



The Department of Defense is seeking Field Biology Technical Assistance and Predator Control for Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in Kauai, Hawaii. This funding opportunity is available for Cooperative Ecosystem Study Units under the Hawai'i-Pacific Islands / Desert Southwest / Californian / Rocky Mountains CESU Regions. The project aims to implement and enforce integrated natural resources management plans, with priority given to Federal and State agencies responsible for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife. The base period of agreement will be 12 months, with the possibility of up to four 12-month follow-on periods based on funding availability. The anticipated work includes providing field biology technical assistance and predator control services. Interested organizations should submit a Statement of Interest by May 17, 2024. For more information, contact Yvonne Howard at or Kathy S. Mitchell at This opportunity falls under the Cooperative Agreement funding instrument type and the category of Science and Technology and other Research and Development.


Agency Name: Fort Worth DistrictDescription:Note: A full study proposal and proposed budget are NOT requested at this time.Project Title: Field Biology Technical Assistance and Predator Control for Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Kauai, HawaiiResponses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potentialorganizations for this project. Approximately $612,000 is expected to be available to supportthis project for the base period. Additional funding may be available to the successful recipientfor optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.NOTE: This project will be awarded under the authority of 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act: Forprojects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources managementplans, priority shall be given to award to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for theconservation or management of fish or wildlife.Period of Performance: The base period of agreement will extend 12 months from date ofaward. There may be up to four 12-month follow-on periods based on availability of funding.Description of Anticipated Work: See attached Statement of ObjectivesNOTE: At this time we are only requesting that you demonstrate available qualifications andcapability for performing similar or same type of work by submitting a Statement of Interest. Afull proposal and budget are NOT requested at this time.Preparation of your Statement of Interest: Provide the following (Maximum length: 2 pages,single-spaced, 12 pt. font):1. Name, Organization, Cage Code, Unique Entity ID, and Contact Information (Email)2. Brief Statement of Qualifications (including):a. Biographical sketch of the Principal Investigator, to include specific experience and capabilities in areas related to this project’s requirementsb. Relevant past projects and clients with brief descriptions of these projectsc. Staff, faculty or students available to work on this project and their areas of expertised. Brief description of other capabilities to successfully complete the project: (e.g. equipment, laboratory facilities, greenhouse facilities, field facilities, etc.)Submission of Your Statement of Interest1. Statements of Interest are due by May 17, 2024 at 5:00 P.M. CST.2. Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:Yvonne HowardGrants SpecialistUSACE, Fort Worth DistrictEmail: 817-751-9737Kathy S. MitchellProject ManagerUSACE, Fort Worth DistrictEmail: 817-886-1709Review of Statements Received: All statements of interest received from a member of the CESU Region(s) identified above will be evaluated by a board comprised of one or more people at the receiving installation or activity, who will determine which statement(s) best meet the program objectives: offer the most highly qualified Principal Investigator, have the most relevant experience and the highest capability to successfully meet the program objectives. Submitters whose statements are determined to best meet the program objectives will be invited to submit a full proposal.Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest: RSOI’s are required to be posted on for 30 days prior to the Government making a decision and requesting full proposals.Thank you for your interest in our Cooperative Agreements Program.

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