ORWA 2019 Forest and Woodlands Resource Management Master Funding Opportunity

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
BLM, DOI
Description: 

Deadline Passed 08/14/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. A primary activity of the program is to maintain and improve the resilience of forest and woodland ecosystems to wildfire, insects, disease, and drought through density management using timber sales, Stewardship agreements, and Good Neighbor (GNA) agreements. Funded projects under this program will focus on high priority work such as activities that promote forest and woodland health, sustainable forest management, fire resiliency, infrastructure development for future sustainable timber harvest, biomass utilization, habitat conservation needs, and insect, disease and fire recovery. These activities could include, but are not limited to: planting trees, pre-commercial and commercial thinning, salvage/sanitation forest treatments, control of competing vegetation, fuels reduction, riparian or upland restoration, project development and layout, planning analysis and document preparation needed in concert with or to carry out Land Use Planning Decisions, Endangered Species Act or cultural clearances, data collection, and monitoring.

Category: 
forest management, good neighbor agreements, woodland management, fire resiliency, wildfire prevention, timber harvest, biomass, conservation
Funding Amount: 
$25,000-$200,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
Contact Information: 
Grants Management Specialist: Shelli Timmons, (503) 808-6295, srtimmons@blm.gov