From the Department of Water Resources:
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is pleased to announce the opening of the public comment period for the Riverine Stewardship Program: San Joaquin Fish Population Enhancement Program (SJFPEP) and Urban Streams Restoration Program (USRP) Grants Draft Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP). The Draft Guidelines and PSP, as well as detailed information on the solicitation rules, procedures, and process can be accessed at the Riverine Stewardship Program – Grants webpage: https://water.ca.gov/rspgrants.
DWR will grant funds through the USRP and SJFPEP for planning and implementation of projects that restore streams, creeks, and rivers to enhance the environment for fish, wildlife, and people.
Following review of the public comments, DWR will release the Final Guidelines and PSP to solicit proposals.
The public comment period began on January 28, 2019, and it closes at 5 p.m. on March 15, 2019.
Public comments can be submitted for the Draft Guidelines and PSP by one of the following methods:
- Electronic Mail: Transmitted comments should be sent to RSP@water.ca.gov. Electronic files should be MS Word compatible or PDF.
- Hard Copy via U.S. Mail: California Department of Water Resources; Division of Integrated Regional Water Management; Ecosystem Restoration and Enhancement Branch; Post Office Box 942836; Sacramento, CA 94236; Attention: Jim Long
- Hard Copy via Hand Delivery: 901 P Street; Sacramento, CA 95814; Attention: Jim Long
- Participate in one of our three public meetings during the public review period in person. We are hosting the workshops to present the program and its Draft Guidelines and PSP and receive feedback from the public. Workshops will be tentatively scheduled during the week of March 4, 2019, and the workshop locations and details will be announced soon.
If you have any questions during the public comment period, please contact us at RSP@water.ca.gov.
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