BLM-AK CESU Community Knowledge and Research Relating to Arctic Wildfires


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as part of Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Wildfires Implementation Team are looking into an exploration of local and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) on wildfires in Arctic tundra ecosystems and assessment of local communitiesďż˝ research needs pertaining to Arctic wildfires. IARPC is required by the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 to, among other things, survey Arctic research conducted by Federal, State, and local agencies, universities, and other public and private institutions to help determine priorities for future Arctic research, including natural resources and materials, physical and biological sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. The IARPC Wildfires Implementation Team consists of representatives from several Federal Agencies including the BLM. The team will draw on the expertise of the Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) and the University mentoring an individual to address several team goals.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
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Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Bureau of Land Management
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
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Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Betty Lockard, Grants Specialist, 907-271-2816
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E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $500.00 to $50,000.00


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