Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
US Fish and Wildlife Service in support of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC), and the US Geological Survey in support of the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center (PICSC) provide funding guidance for FY 2012 in the attached document.
A total estimated amount of up to $1,900,000 for 7-15 science, data, and information-oriented projects that support priorities of the PICCC and PICSC may be awarded. Maximum award amount is $500,000. Projects must address one or more of the Science Priorities identified for FY12: Geophysical Drivers of Change, Effects of Geophysical Drivers on Biological and Cultural Resources, Models of Resource Response to Change, and Tools for Visualization and Decision Support (see Section I for description of topics). Proposals may be solicited from a specific agency or organization with proprietary or jurisdictional rights or unique expertise, or a Request for Proposals for a specific type of work may be released with this announcement. Unsolicited proposals will be reviewed through the criteria included in this guidance.
See Section IV of the document referenced above for information on how to apply.
The deadline for submissions is April 2, 2012 by 5pm HST. If you do not have the capability to submit electronically, please contact PICCC Science Manager, Jeff Burgett (Jeff_Burgett@fws.gov, (808) 687-6149) for information on how you may apply under this announcement.