Pre-proposals for the 2017 funding cycle for the Sea Lamprey Research Program of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission are now being solicited.
Friday January 15, 2016 11:59 PM EST
Please review the funding schedule at http://www.glfc.org/research/SRps.php.
New projects may not begin before January 1, 2017. Individual awards are typically between $50,000 and $150,000 per year.
Pre-proposals are to be submitted online at: http://www.glfc.org/proposal/login.php.
Pre-proposal templates can be downloaded from the website above or the link below: http://www.glfc.org/research/PreproposalFormat.doc.
Further instructions are available on the website and embedded in the template.
Proposals will be evaluated against the information needs identified by the Research Themes (see below) under which they are submitted. Theme papers for each theme area can be downloaded by clicking on the theme name below or at the link: http://www.glfc.org/research/SRra.php. Proposals are encouraged to be cross-cutting and address multiple theme areas when possible.
Sea Lamprey Research Program:
The Sea Lamprey Research Program will focus on projects in the following themes:
• Barriers and Trapping
• Chemosensory Communication Systems
Proposals that do not directly fit into a theme can be submitted under Non‐theme Research.
Sea Lamprey Control Board Priority Research Questions:
• How can we determine the specific stream, channel, or lentic area where an individual sea lamprey lived as a larva?
• What are the key variables of a lampricide treatment that contribute to residual sea lamprey (i.e. those that survive treatment)?
• What is the potential efficacy of trapping adult and juvenile sea lampreys for control, both basin-wide and within streams?
• What hydraulic/hydrologic characteristics of barrier/fishway designs most effectively facilitate passage needs, exploiting the behavior and motivation of non-targets (native nonjumping species)?