FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: 2019 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice

From the Department of Fish and Wildlife:

The link opens in new window2019 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) has been released for public comments. The deadline for comments is 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019. The link opens in new window2019 PSN FAQ (PDF) lists the updates from 2018 and interested parties are encouraged to review the document before commenting.

The Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) was established in 1981 in response to rapidly declining populations of wild salmon and steelhead trout and deteriorating fish habitat in California. This competitive grant program has invested millions of dollars to support projects from sediment reduction to watershed education throughout coastal California. Contributing partners include federal and local governments, tribes, water districts, fisheries organizations, watershed restoration groups, the California Conservation Corps, AmeriCorps, and private landowners.

A public workshop will be held online and in person at 1700 9th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814, Second Floor Conference Room on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., PST. Please see link opens in new window2019 Draft PSN Public Workshop Flyer (PDF) for details:

The 2019 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice is planned to be open for application on March 5, 2019. Applicants must register and apply online at Watershedgrants.wildlife.ca.gov. The deadline for applying is 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2019. A 2019 PSN FAQ will be updated after comments are received and applicants are encouraged to review the document before applying.

 

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