Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Pacific Northwest CESU

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USGS
Description: 

Deadline passed 4/16/2019. Deadline 2020 unknown.The US Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU Partner for research on the Oregon Spotted Frog. The overarching objective is to provide high-quality demographic information for use by management agencies and other interested parties and to assess management actions. Specific questions are 1) how does seasonal survival of frogs relate to changes in water level; 2) what is population growth rate following pond creation; 3) what are positive and negative effects of beaver on frogs (for use as a restoration tool); 4) What is the range of individual survival for this species in the wild; and 5) what are the positive and negative effects of bullfrog removal on this species?

Category: 
Oregon Spotted Frog, management actions, planning, water levels, beavers, habitat restoration, species management
Funding Amount: 
up to $66,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.
Contact Information: 
Faith Graves 703-648-7356 fgraves@usgs.gov