$250,000 Grant to be Awarded to Groundwork Denver

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2015-02-21

by MARY GRACE DEJUCOS

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it intends to award a $250,000 cooperative agreement to Groundwork Denver to restore and manage native habitat on federal lands and on areas of interest in support of youth program located in the Denver metro area.

A funding notice from the Fish and Wildlife Service states: “The tasks to be performed under this agreement are as follows: the recipient intends control invasive species; reduce hazardous fuels; and maintain trails to improve public access. These actions will help conserve and protect native habitat and wildlife for not only their benefit, but also for the public good derived from such conservation efforts. Through the activities provided through this Cooperative Agreement, the Service will be better able to manage grassland, wetland, and riparian habitat. Many of these activities will be projects completed by working side-by-side with Service staff in the field.”

The funding opportunity number is F15AS00106 (CFDA 15.676).

For more information, contact Amy Thornburg, 303/236-4345, amy_thornburg@fws.gov. NewsFocusCode FedGrants NWNAgrants federalgrants TNSFG150220