The South Florida Natural Resource Center of Everglades National Park is soliciting proposals from Principal Investigators of five Regional CESU Networks to address high priority research questions and needs for information synthesis and modeling that serve restoration planning and assessment. Effectively addressing these questions will help resource managers promote the restoration and sustainability of the Everglades and more effectively mitigate, ameliorate, or avoid ecological degradation that is caused by un-managed drivers and disturbance events in the future. Six general topics of interest and associated key issues that may be addressed via this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) include: 1. Everglades restoration actions and effects along Everglades National Park boundaries. 2. Estuaries and coastal wetlands of the Everglades 3. Exotic Invasive species 4. Biodiversity and rare, threatened and endangered species 5. Cultural Resources 6. Ecosystem services and human ecology Specific elements of each of these topics are described in the full NOFO attached under the related documents tab.
Proposal Deadline: May 11, 2017. Applications must be submitted via e-mail to the addresses listed in the full NOFO attached under the Related Documents Tab.