Natural Resource Management (NRM) Education and Training of High School Aged Youth in a Natural Resource Management Crew Setting

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE),Portland District (NWP) intends to enter into a cooperative agreement with aqualified youth service or conservation corps organization for land stewardshipand restoration services on USACE land in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.



agreement will assist NWP in fulfilling environmental stewardshipresponsibilities consisting of restoration and management of native prairielandscapes and wildlife habitat at Cottage Grove and Dorena Lakes whileproviding education and training to youth from the local Cottage Grove, Oregoncommunity.

The recipient’s participatingyouth (participants) will gain experience with project planning, development,and implementation.

Projects will mainlyfocus on land stewardship, prairie and habitat restoration, and nursery andgreenhouse maintenance.

The cooperative agreement will be awardedpursuant to 33 U.S.C.

§ 2339(c) The recipient forthis cooperative agreement must be a qualified youth service or conservationcorps organization that serves youth in the local Cottage Grove community andhas experience in land stewardship and restoration using small crews supervisedby experienced crew leaders so that ecological concepts can be accuratelyconveyed to crew and leaders.

Agency: Department of Defense

Office: USACE Portland District

Estimated Funding: $8,100,000

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