DEEP: Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines
The following might be of interest to Connecticut Watershed Stakeholders:
Connecticut DEEP is now accepting proposals for Grants under Section 319 of the Federal Clean Water Act for Fiscal Year 2015.  Proposals submitted in response to this FY2015 Request for Proposals must be received electronically by Tuesday April 14, 2015.  
NFWF's Long Island Sound Futures Fund supports projects to protect and restore the Long Island Sound.  Funding priorities for this program include:  Urban waters, Clean waters and healthy watersheds, Wildliffe and habitat conservation protection and restoration, Social marketing to encourage sustainable behaviors, and Improving conservation on private lands.  Proposals must be submitted by Thursday, May 7, 2015, 11:59 PM.
USDA NRCS Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Ė Connecticut (NRCS) is making available up to $3.1 million in financial and technical assistance to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands, and Wetlands. Applications and more information are available at your local NRCS Service Center.  Applications for the current funding round must be submitted by May 15, 2015. 
US EPA has approved CT DEEPís 2014 Nonpoint Source Management Program Plan effective September 29, 2014.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection uses the Department's web site to provide information about topics pertaining to water quality based programs within Connecticut.  These  updates may include information on the Water Quality Standards, TMDLs, Monitoring and Assessment, Watershed Management, Non-Point Source and 319 Programs, Aquifer Protection and other water quality programs or projects. If you would like to receive notice of water quality program updates by e-mail, please subscribe to the WQPlanning listserv.

Content last updated on April 6, 2015