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Natural Resource Survey and Habitat Enhancement for the United States Army on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State

Type: Posted • Opportunity: W912DW2420001

Description

This announcement represents an opportunity to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with an organization for express purpose of research work and habitat enhancement necessary to protect and sustain the rare habitats (wetland and upland) that exists on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State. The goal of this cooperative effort is to conduct natural resource survey and habitat enhancement to further restore, support, and sustain the rare habitats that occur within the JBLM installation area.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is seeking organizations that are qualified, knowledgeable, capable, and have experience providing natural resource survey and habitat enhancement support to assist the Government in its' protection and sustainment of rare habitat(s) efforts. Interested parties should possess the materials and qualified personnel necessary to provide, at a minimum, ecological restoration program support, species and habitat survey and monitoring support, and habitat enhancement and invasive species control support.

Statutory Authority: Title 16 of the U.S. Code 670 Sikes Act, Title I Conservation Programs on Military Installations.

Background
This announcement represents an opportunity to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with an organization for the express purpose of research work and habitat enhancement necessary to protect and sustain the rare habitats (wetland and upland) that exist on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is seeking organizations that are qualified, knowledgeable, capable, and have experience providing natural resource survey and habitat enhancement support to assist the Government in its’ protection and sustainment of rare habitat(s) efforts.

Grant Details
The Scope of Work (SOW) directs the research and habitat enhancement work necessary to protect and sustain the rare habitats (wetland and upland) that exist on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. The tasks include:
- Natural resource survey
- Habitat enhancement
- Ecological restoration program support
- Species and habitat survey and monitoring support
- Invasive species control support
- Prescribed fire implementation
- Invasive and noxious weed control
- Native forb, tree and shrub planting
- Seeding of native plant species
- Site prep for fire implementation
- Road maintenance
- Range maintenance
- Drill seeding
- Hydro seeding
- Broadcast seeding
- Mowing
- Collecting seed
- Propagating native plants or seeds.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants are non-Federal public or non-profit entities. Cost sharing is not required for this requirement. Interested parties should possess the materials and qualified personnel necessary to provide ecological restoration program support, species and habitat survey and monitoring support, and habitat enhancement and invasive species control support.

Period of Performance
The Cooperative Agreement has a five (5) year ordering period from May 1, 2024 through September 30, 2029. Task Orders can be issued at any point throughout this performance period until it terms or until the $25,000,000.00 Project Cost Ceiling is reached.

Grant Value
$25,000,000.00 is the total value of the grant with an estimated number of awards being one (1).

Place of Performance
The grant will be performed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State.

Overview

Category of Funding
Environment
Funding Instruments
Cooperative Agreement
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/11/24 USACE Seattle District posted grant opportunity W912DW2420001 for Natural Resource Survey and Habitat Enhancement for the United States Army on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Washington State. The grant will be issued under grant program 12.005 Conservation and Rehabilitation of Natural Resources on Military Installations. It is expected that one grant will be made worth between $25.0 million and $25.0 million.

Timing

Posted Date
March 11, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
March 27, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Past Due
Last Updated
March 11, 2024, 3:27 p.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
April 26, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
Non-Federal Public or Non-Profit Entities

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$25,000,000
Floor
$25,000,000
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
1

Contacts

Contact
Monique A Paano Contract Specialist
Email Description
Grants Specialist
Contact Phone
(206) 764-6084

Documents

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