PREDATOR RESEARCH AND ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT PROJECT, SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND

Department of Defense Fort Worth District
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Fellowships

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W9126G-22-2-SOI-3785

Project Title: SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND PREDATOR RESEARCH AND ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT PROJECT, SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, NAVAL BASE CORONADO, CALIFORNIAResponses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by Commander, US Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), which provides professional and technical support for the Naval Base Coronado Natural Resources Program. Approximately $597,935 is expected to be available to support this project for the base year. Additional funding may be available for additional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent fiscal years to the successful Recipient/Awardee.Background:San Clemente Island (SCI) supports a large number of endemic organisms. Some of these are listed as federally endangered or threatened species by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) (such as the San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike addressed herein), Endangered Species Act candidate conservation taxa, and/or listed by California Department of Fish andWildlife. This project continues San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike recovery efforts and, in part, fulfills the Commander Navy Region Southwest’s (CNRSW) responsibilities pursuant to the Sikes Act Improvement Act (16 USC 670 et seq) and CNRSW and PACFLT’s responsibilities pursuant to the Endangered Species Act (16 USC 1531 et seq). Specifically, it meets the Navy’sobligations under USFWS Biological Opinion FWS- LA-09B0027-09F0040 San Clemente Island Military Operations and Fire Management Plan (2008) and subsequent amendments, the Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Overseas Environmental Impact Statement Southern California Range Complex, and continued implementation of SCI Integrated Natural ResourcesManagement Plan (INRMP) in support of the Navy mission.Note: A full study proposal and proposed budget are NOT requested at this time.Review of Statements Received: All statements of interest received 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. Based on a review of the Statements of Interest received, an investigator or investigators will be invited to prepare a full study proposal. Statements will be evaluated based on the investigator’s specific experience and capabilities in areas related to the study requirements.Please send responses or direct questions to:Sandy JustmanGrants SpecialistUSACE Ft. Worth DistrictSandra.justman@usace.army.milKathy MitchellEnvironmental Agreements PMUSACE Ft. Worth DistrictKathy.s.mitchell@usace.army.milOffice: (817) 886-1709Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest: The RSOI is required to be posted for at least 30 days prior to the Government making a decision and requesting full proposals. Responses due by COB 26 July 2022.
Categories: Science and Technology and other Research and Development.

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Fellowships

Reference Number

W9126G-22-2-SOI-3785

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San Clemente , United States