DEEP: Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines
The following might be of interest to Connecticut Watershed Stakeholders:
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000,000 in Grants Available for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Projects in Parks to positively affect environmental and social change in underserved communities, and to empower residents to be actively engaged in projects that address community needs and meet local stormwater management goals.
The goal of the grant opportunity is to create replicable model projects that provide strategies and lessons learned that advance the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure projects in parks as a resiliency strategy for communities across the country.
National Coastal Resilience Fund 2018 Request for Proposals
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) National Coastal Resilience Fund.  In partnership with NOAA, NFWF will fund proposals aimed at restoring and strengthening natural systems to protect and aid recovery of coastal communities from storms and floods, while also enhancing habitats for important fish and wildlife populations.
RFP Overview Webinar: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Full Proposal Due Date:  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 11:59 PM Eastern Time
2019 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Funding is available through a partnership of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. Up to $1.2 million is available. Proposals are due February 1, 2019

Connecting Communities and Ecosystems in Restoration Practice
Save the Sound is collaborating with the Society for Ecological Restoration to host a regional ecological restoration themed conference October 11-13, 2018. The conference structure will include a Thursday evening keynote speaker that is free and open to the public, Friday breakout sessions and a poster pub, and Saturday morning field trips to restoration sites.
October 11th to 13th, 2018 at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.

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Content last updated on July 31, 2018