Funding Opportunity Announcement


Greetings NPS CESU Senior Science Advisers,
I am sending this request on behalf of the South Florida Natural Resource Center (SFNRC) of Everglades National Park.  They are requesting proposals for multiple projects from active CESU partners in the following regional networks:
Chesapeake Watershed
Gulf Coast
North Atlantic Coast
Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast
South Florida and Caribbean
We are requesting you coordinate with your host partner and post the attached Request for Proposals (RFP) to your respective CESU website.  Also please feel free to disseminate this RFP directly to any Principle Investigators in your network you think would be well suited candidates for these projects.  If you prefer let me know and I can go direct with your host institution and coordinate posting of this RFP.  
 
Your POC for technical inquires is:
 
Dr David Rudnick
SFNRC, Science Coordinator 
(305) 224-4245
david_rudnick@nps.gov  
Request for CESU Proposals Everglades National Park
 
Feel free to contact me regarding any administrative inquires.
 
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
 
Regards,
-- 
Emmett "Collin" Johnson, Financial Assistance Specialist
South Major Acquisition Buying Office
Homestead, FL  33034
W: 305.242.7028
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Announcement of Plan to Solicit Proposals-Everglades National Park


ANNOUNCEMENT OF PLAN TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS
FOR THE CRITICAL ECOSYSTEM STUDIES INITIATIVE (CESI)
PROGRAM AT EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
TO BE ANNOUCED IN FEBRUARY 2017

Announcement of a pending request for proposals
The South Florida Natural Resources Center of Everglades National Park (ENP) is planning to post an announcement to Regional CESU Networks (Gulf Coast, South Florida-Caribbean, Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast, Chesapeake Watershed, and North Atlantic Coast), soliciting proposals that address scientific questions and issues associated with restoration and management of ENP and the Greater Everglades ecosystem. This announcement does not represent a guarantee of available funds or obligate ENP to any further action. A detailed announcement of our programmatic interests, requirements, and procedures for proposal submission will be posted in the near future. The questions and issues of interest are currently classified within a set of up to six topics. See attachment for details.

Questions about the announcement can be addressed to:

David T. Rudnick, Ph.D.
Science Coordinator
South Florida Natural Resources Center
Everglades National Park
950 N. Krome Ave.
Homestead, FL 33030
david_rudnick@nps.gov
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Bureau of Reclamation – Launches 3 New Prize Competitions


We are launching 3 more prize competitions. The first 2 launched this week. The Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo is scheduled to launch Tuesday, Dec 20th.

Learn more about each competition and how to register at the following websites:

Arsenic Sensor - Stage 1: https://www.usbr.gov/research/challenges/arsenicsensor.html
More Water Less Concentrate - Stage 1: https://www.usbr.gov/research/challenges/morewater.html
Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo:
https://www.usbr.gov/research/challenges/forecastrodeo.html

You can also download the following posters at these websites if anyone is interested in posting them around their university campus



Thanks for Your Help

Chuck Hennig
Deputy Chief, Research and Development
Bureau of Reclamation
chennig@usbr.gov
303.445.2134


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