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Alpine Monitoring and Research in Western National Parks

Open Date:

4/1/2024

Close Date:

5/1/2024

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Native/Tribal Entities
  • Non-profits
  • State Governments

Program Purpose:

  • Agriculture

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Bureau/Office

Funded by:

U.S. Department of the Interior

Overview

The goal of this agreement is to facilitate a collaborative working relationship for mutual benefit to accomplish botanical and environmental monitoring and assessment work in alpine environments in National Parks, including conducting surveys of the mountaintop plant community according to the international GLORIA protocol; organizing, training, and leading a diverse group of students and citizen scientists recruited from diverse communities with a special focus on BIPOC communities, academic institutions, and state/federal agencies to assist with these surveys; providing citizen-scientist participants a safe, educational, and meaningful experience in a remote setting; and analyzing, publishing, and presenting research findings on alpine and montane ecosystems within National Park Service boundaries on a timeline in accordance with partner needs. The objectives of this agreement include those needed to conduct the monitoring of alpine vegetation (both forested and non-forested areas found at the highest elevations) within National Parks, the citizen-science outreach, and the dissemination of the science related to those monitoring efforts.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
$0
Limit per Applicant:
$0
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

You can find more information here.

Contact Information

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