California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) to hold public meetings to discuss new Prop 1 grant programs

Salmon sliderboxFrom the Department of Fish and Wildlife:

CDFW LogoThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) will jointly conduct a public meeting to discuss their new grant programs established by Proposition 1. CDFW and WCB will also receive comments on their
Draft Guidelines that describe the processes for grant applications through a competitive proposal solicitation process.

CDFW will inform the public of its new Watershed Restoration Grant Program and its Delta Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program. WCB will inform the public of its new California Stream Flow Enhancement Program. CDFW and WCB will both gather public input and comments that will help finalize the draft guidelines and inform the development of proposal solicitations for these three programs.

The meetings will be held:

Details on submitting comments on the Department of Fish and Wildlife Guidelines for the Prop 1 Watershed and Delta Water Quality/Ecosystem Grant Programs …

CDFW is seeking public review and comment on the Draft Guidelines for the implementation of its Proposition 1 funded Watershed Restoration and Delta Water Quality and Ecosystem Grant Programs. Please submit comments to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. Comments will be accepted through April 9, 2015.

Details on submitting comments for the Wildlife Conservation Board’s California Stream Flow Enhancement Program Guidelines …

The Wildlife Conservation Board is announcing a new grant program to fund projects that enhance stream flow, as outlined in Proposition 1 (see the California Natural Resources Agency Bond Accountability website for links to all Proposition 1 Guidelines). WCB is seeking input on its Proposition 1, California Stream Flow Enhancement Program Draft Guidelines, and is encouraging public review and comment. The public may provide comments on these guidelines at a series of public meetings WCB and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are planning throughout the State, starting in April of 2015. Comments may also be sent via email to wcbstreamflow@wildlife.ca.gov. Comments will be accepted through April 24, 2015. … The draft guidelines will be discussed at the WCB’s May 21 Board Meeting in Sacramento.

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