Subject: Youth Development, Job/Career Training, Environmental Education, Civic Engagement
Deadline: June 10, 2015
"The proposed project is to partner with an organization that can provide youths to assist BLM staff in the development of a GIS database of general travel and transportation for the Eastern Interior Field Office and the Fairbanks District Office assist with the inventory and monitoring of soil erosion and compaction along travel routes and conduct soil surveys, and assist with collection of hydrological data on water courses. Benefits to be achieved through collaboration are resource inventory of soil types and composition characteristics and assessing impacts to soil resources of travel routes and other facility development, development of GIS data bases, and collection of hydrological information from disturbed and non-disturbed streams. Additional benefits for the partner organization are hands on field experience under the guidance of an experienced land manager, technical and safety training; expertise in conservation and natural resources, experience in developing public stewardship and satisfaction from accomplishing important work for the conservation of public lands."
Funder: Bureau of Land Management
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.
Amount: $500 - $45,000