Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Desert Southwest CESU


The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner to research the impacts of wind energy development on the population of Mexican free-tailed bats. In particular, how build-out scenarios will affect bat population viability using an existing network model will be determined, and these results will be compared to a simple demographic model.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Geological Survey
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESUâ¿¿s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Faith Graves 703-648-7356
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $325,000.00


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