Agency accepts Tahoe project proposals
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is now accepting Round 9 project proposals for Lake Tahoe restoration projects authorized by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act.Project proposal packages will be accepted through the close of business on Jan. 4, 2008. Lake Tahoe Basin projects under SNPLMA must meet the following minimum criteria in order to be considered for funding:1. The project must be the responsibility of the federal government inthe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP); and have a willing and readyfederal sponsor.2. Projects must be consistent with one of the focus areas in the June2006 Federal Vision and fit into at least one of the followingcategories:A. Continued emphasis on fuels reduction in coordination with projectsfunded under the 2006 SNPLMA amendment (the White Pine amendment).B. Continued implementation of projects approved in Rounds 5 through 8which implement the EIP. Project proposal should clearly describe thephase/product being produced along with the consequence of not completingthe project phase proposed for Round 9.C. Project is consistent with and contributes toward TMDL pollutantreductions within the four source categories (atmospheric, urban andamp;groundwater, forested uplands, and stream channel).D. Control of aquatic invasive species and prevention of new aquaticinvasive species.Capital ProjectsTo submit a Capital Project, go to:www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu/local/snplma/round-9/ and follow the required steps.Please carefully review project proposals to ensure packages are complete and thorough responses to criteria questions are provided. Incomplete packages will not be accepted for consideration.For general information about the Southern Nevada Public Land ManagementAct and its role in funding the Lake Tahoe Environmental ImprovementPrograms, please visit http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu/local/snplma/.
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