2013 Funding Opportunity for Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Now Available

Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC seeks research proposals for funding in 2013:  Stakeholder values, State Wildlife Action Plans, socioeconomics, and science communication among priority research needs

The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is seeking project ideas for potential funding in 2013.  The LCC identifies, prioritizes, and supports research addressing scientific uncertainties to inform conservation across the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes geography. Grant application packages are due by April 19, 2013.

For consideration, projects must address at least one of the following themes identified by the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC:

  • Identifying and integrating objectives for waterfowl habitat, waterfowl populations, and people
  • Identifying regional themes and needs across State Wildlife Action Plans in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region
  • Incorporating impacts of future climate and socioeconomic drivers into the fish habitat condition assessment in the Midwest
  • Identifying or developing a hierarchical geographic framework and conservation targets for Upper Midwest and Great Lakes regional landscape conservation design
  • Understanding needs and best practices for effective information transfer between science and management communities

The notice of funding availability and application process is posted at the following web link: http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=BL4GRQTTp3n84yL1vrv2L9pGn0J9n4mDTKwVGZbnw02qGT6B0DGB!-1244836773?oppId=227841&mode=VIEW

or by visiting http://www.grants.gov and searching under funding opportunity number F13AS00119  Additional application instructions and materials are available for download below:

2013 RFP Application Template (404 kb Word)
Peer Input Process and Data Management Policy (163 kb PDF)
Communications Plan Template (25 kb Word)

Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC

The Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC envisions a conservation community that while governed by their unique purposes and missions, collaborates on sustaining lands and waters that support natural and cultural resources and the services they provide. Our mission is to support and sustain this conservation community by facilitating communication, coordination and collaboration to bridge cutting-edge scientific research with natural resources management.

Contact Us

John Rogner
LCC Coordinator
847-381-2253 ext. 12