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MEXICAN SPOTTED OWL SURVEYS NAVAL OBSERVATORY FLAGSTAFF STATION, FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA

ID: N62473-24-2-0004 • Type: Posted

Description

The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to provide for Mexican Spotted Owl (MSO) surveys at Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (Station). In order to accomplish this objective, the Cooperator shall conduct presence/absence surveys for MSOs at the same MSO calling stations censused from 2006 to 2023. The Cooperator shall follow the same survey methodology and calling routes as described in Johnson et al. (2007). All surveys will be designed and conducted in accordance with the current approved USFWS MSO protocol (USFWS 2003). The Cooperator shall document the age, sex, and activity (calling, foraging, roosting, etc.) of all MSOs or any other owl species detected during surveys. The Cooperator shall possess a current federal endangered species permit from the USFWS authorizing the Cooperator to conduct MSO surveys. Please see the statement of work, provided as a separate document, for a full description of the project.

Background
The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to provide for Mexican Spotted Owl (MSO) surveys at Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (Station). The surveys provided through this Cooperative Agreement are required through an operation and maintenance measure imposed by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (enclosure 1) as enacted through the Federal Endangered Species Act. Moreover, this survey requirement is also required by 16 USC §670c-1 (Sikes Act).

Military installations are required to provide development, maintenance, and coordination of wildlife, fish, and game conservation and rehabilitation in military reservations.

Grant Details
The Cooperator shall conduct presence/absence surveys for MSOs at the same MSO calling stations censused from 2006 to 2023. The Cooperator shall follow the same survey methodology and calling routes as described in Johnson et al. (2007). All surveys will be designed and conducted in accordance with the current approved USFWS MSO protocol (USFWS 2003).

The Cooperator shall document the age, sex, and activity (calling, foraging, roosting, etc.) of all MSOs or any other owl species detected during surveys. The Cooperator shall possess a current federal endangered species permit from the USFWS authorizing the Cooperator to conduct MSO surveys.

Eligibility Requirements
Any Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Californian or Desert Southwest cooperative partner who qualifies under the DoDGARS Part 34 or 2 CFR 200 is eligible to apply.

Period of Performance
The period of performance is up to (60 months – total including two (2) budget periods) from the date of award with a base period of (36 months) and (one (1) 24-month Budget Period). The exercise of the Option Period is subject to the availability of funds and may be awarded unilaterally.

Grant Value
$60,970.00

Place of Performance
Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, Flagstaff, Arizona

Overview

Category of Funding
Natural Resources
Funding Instruments
Cooperative Agreement
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 6/7/24 the Department of Defense posted grant opportunity N62473-24-2-0004 for MEXICAN SPOTTED OWL SURVEYS NAVAL OBSERVATORY FLAGSTAFF STATION, FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA. The grant will be issued under grant program 12.300 Basic and Applied Scientific Research. It is expected that one grant will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
June 7, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
July 17, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 3 Days
Last Updated
June 7, 2024, 4:20 p.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
Aug. 16, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
Any Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Californian or Desert Southwest cooperative partner who qualifies under the DoDGARS Part 34 or 2 CFR 200 is eligible to apply. Please see applicable terms and conditions, provided as a separate attachment.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$60,970
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
1

Contacts

Contact
Kevin Magennis Grantor
Email Description
email
Contact Phone
(619) 705-5566

Documents

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