Fiscal Year 2009: Purchase land parcels in Nebraska for habitat conservation.
Implementation of aspects of land and water adaptive management plans.
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Fiscal Year 2009: Continued implementation of the PRRIP Land, Water and Adaptive Management Plans. Approximately 5100 acres of land has been obtained for habitat through purchase and lease from PRRIP sponsors. All of the PRRIP protocols for monitoring species and habitat are in place. Feasibility studies for the implementation of various Water Action Plan projects have been initiated. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
To be used for projects to implement the PRRIP.
General public, irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, farmers and ranchers, agricultural producers, property owners, municipal water users, and power users.
None. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. The recipient submits annual work plans and budgets.
The cooperative agreement is modified to implement annual work plan and reserve additional funds.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, Section 515, Public Law 110-229.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: Title Consolidated Natural Resources Act, Public Law 110-229. Per authorizing legislation, the States of Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming shall contribute not less than 50% of the total contributions necessary to carry out the PRRIP.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 50.%.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Set forth in the current cooperative agreement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit on an annual basis Program Performance Reports.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final Program Performance Report and other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit on an annual basis the SF 425, Federal Financial Report.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final SF 425, Federal Financial Report.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
State, local and Indian Tribal governments shall maintain project records in accordance with 43 CFR 12.82. All other recipients shall maintain project records in accordance with 43 CFR 12.953.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 09 $10,350,000; FY 10 est $11,605,000; FY 11 est $12,209,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$1,000,000 to $15,000,000; average $11,388,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
43 CFR 12 and applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Bureau of Reclamation, Wyoming Area Office, P.O. Box 1630, Mills, WY 82644.
John Lawson, Bureau of Reclamation, Great Plains Region, P.O. Box 36900, Billings, Montana 59107-6900 Phone: (307) 261-5671 Fax: (307) 261-5683.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
No new proposals are accepted at this time. Currently all projects are funded through a long-term cooperative agreement with the Nebraska Community Foundation.
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