2016 Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program
Catalog of Federal Financial Assistance Number: 15.636 Alaska Subsistence Management
|Type of Post|
Notice of Funding Availability and Application Instruction
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Office of Subsistence Management
|Link to original solicitation
|Estimated Contract Value|
The Monitoring Program provides over $6 million annually in funding to support research on and monitoring of Federal subsistence fisheries in Alaska. The funding commitments to multiple year projects influence the amount of funding available for new projects. For 2016, we anticipate that on the order of $4 million will be available to fund roughly 40 new research and monitoring projects that provide information needed to manage subsistence fisheries for rural Alaskans on Federal lands, remaining funding is obligated to existing projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service mayaward multiple cooperative agreements for selected fisheries investigation projects. Continuation of funding for year two, three or four of multiple-year projects is contingent upon attainment of the study objectives and availability of future government funding. Historically, awards have ranged from $3,000 to $375,000 per year.
|Bid Close: Date and Time|
|March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM AKST|
|Specific instructions: bid closing, mandatory meeting, bonding, insurance…|
|Read and follow all instructions in original solicitation|
|Additional documentation links and their importance.|
|The Priority information needs for the Statewide FRMP can be found here: http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/monitor/fisheries/upload/Priority-Information-Needs-2016-draft-12182014.pdf
The Website for the Statewide FRMP FY 16 funding cycle can be found here: http://www.doi.gov/subsistence/monitor/fisheries/applying-for-funding.cfm
|Subcontractor / Supplier Goals, Set Asides, Preferences|
|Scope of work|
The Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management(OSM) administers the Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program (Monitoring Program). OSM is seeking technically sound projects for the Monitoring Program that gather information to manage and conserve subsistence fishery resources in Alaska. The Monitoring Program is also directed at supporting meaningful involvement in fisheries management by Alaska Native and rural organizations and promoting collaboration among Federal, State, Alaska Native and local organizations. The Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program encompasses awards made through Federal financial assistance under the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 USC 661 to 667 (d), and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), 16 USC 3101-3233. This Funding Opportunity, number F15AS 00052, is the single designated biennial competition through which multiple awards will be made.
Only studies that gather, analyze, and report on information needed for subsistence fisheries management on Federal public lands in Alaska (National Wildlife Refuges, National Forests, National Parks and Preserves, National Conservation Areas, National Wild and Scenic River Systems, National Petroleum Reserves, and National Recreation Areas) will be considered.
|Point of contact – Please include their name, job title, phone, fax, and email address.|
|Durand Tyler, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Subsistence Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road, MS 121, Anchorage, Alaska 99503, phone: 907-786-3886, fax: 907-786-3612|
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