||Under this Science and Research Grant Program (Grant Program), the Conservancy may fund research that endeavors to illuminate, and where possible to resolve, uncertainties associated with adaptive management of natural communities and covered species. Research selected for funding will aid in achieving the biological goals and objectives of the Plan and inform management actions and/or contribute to the general understanding of a covered species.
Such research will generally
relate to the following:
Efficacy of natural community enhancement/creation/restoration techniques; Refining ecological requirements of covered species; Response of covered species and natural communities to implementation of management actions within the Preserve System, or
East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Science; Strategies to conduct management or monitoring actions that support and/or lead to better management of natural communities or covered species.