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Weed Management Cost Share Program

Contract for Services to Nevada Vendors for
Weed-Control Projects and Re-Vegetation Plans

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) - Plant Industry Division

Deadline Date:

04/30/19 5:00 PM PST

Description:

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Contract for services to Nevada vendors to control invasive weeds through the implementation of a vegetation management plan. Funding is intended for programs that also focus on restoration and re-vegetation, as well data collection, education, and outreach. Priority will be given to projects that clearly benefit sage-grouse or are within sage-grouse leks. Weed-control strategies can include mowing, hand pull, herbicides, grazing, and more.

Funding will be considered for projects that demonstrate any or all of the following:
- Early detection rapid response species control
- Re-vegetation/restoration
- Biological control monitoring
- Landowner cost shares
- Education/outreach
- Mapping/data collection
- New CWMA start up projects

The project sites must be in an area with a minimum 10% forested land or have a direct impact on an area with a minimum 10% forested land.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185581

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$28,186

Term of Contract:

Award period: May 1, 2019 – April 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicant must be an active Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA),
Conservation District (CD), or County Weed District (WD) in Nevada.
- Applicant must have or be in the process of applying for a Nevada Vendor Number.
- Applicant must have a mechanism for receiving, documenting and reporting on grant funds and activities in place. Reporting accurate financial records is required.
- Applicant must not be in default on any other grants with the NDA or USFS.
- Applicant must have a www.eddmaps.org username and log in. Project site data must be entered into https://www.eddmaps.org/, which houses the Nevada EDDMapS GIS databases.

Funds may not be used on federal lands.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals are due by April 30, 2019, 5 p.m. PST.

A dollar-for-dollar match is required for each project. This match can be in-kind or monetary contributions. Match must be from a non-federal source that is not already counted as match elsewhere.

Conservation Districts Program: http://dcnr.nv.gov/divisions-boards/conservation-districts-program

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals should be emailed to Sgephart@agri.nv.gov

Or mailed hard copy to:
Nevada Department of Agriculture
ATTN: Noxious Weed Program
405 South 21st Street
Sparks, NV 89431

Sean Gephart
775-353-3640

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada