OAR 695-025-0140
Evaluation Criteria

Monitoring grant applications will be evaluated on the following criteria and to the extent to which the proposed project clearly addresses:


The need, relevance, applicability, and timeliness of the proposed monitoring project to inform future planning, implementation or adaptive management of restoration or acquisition projects;


Monitoring or information needs related to limiting factors, habitat conditions, watershed processes or actions described in federal, tribal, regional, state, or local plans or assessments, or that would inform development of a federal, tribal, regional, state, or local plan or assessment;


Existing data, including historical data and indigenous knowledge, or current or planned monitoring efforts that this project will complement;


The monitoring questions and how the proposed monitoring methods and activities (including study design, data collection and management, and analysis procedures) will answer these questions;


Professionally accepted monitoring and analysis protocols, including quality assurance / quality control procedures to be utilized;


Proposed costs that are appropriate for the work necessary to accomplish the objectives;


The organizational capacity of the applicant as it relates to past experience and successful implementation of monitoring projects, relative to the proposed monitoring activities;


The qualifications, ability, and performance history of the technical staff of the applicant, consultants to be retained, or project partners to apply appropriate monitoring approaches and the proposed data collection and analysis methods in a manner that will successfully complete the monitoring activities;


How the appropriate technical experts and community stakeholders are engaged; and


The process by which data and results will be stored, reported, and made publicly available.

Source: Rule 695-025-0140 — Evaluation Criteria, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=695-025-0140.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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