New CA Dept of Conservation Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Grants of up to $235k
Grant Applications Due February 15, 2019
The California Department of Conservation has released guidelines for eight new Forest Health Watershed Coordinator grants. The principal goal of the Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Program is to improve watershed health by providing support for local, collaborative watershed improvement efforts. The program aims to restore health and resilience to forests at the watershed scale for multiple benefits, including water quality.
Applications for these grants are due February 15, 2019
Grants will be awarded in March 2019
- Eight watershed coordinators will be funded for 2 years, with the possibility of additional funding.
- The program has two priority funding zones: Sierra Nevada and Cascade; North and Central Coast. These zones target where approximately 95% of California forest biomass exists and also where most precipitation (rain and snow) falls.
- The DOC will provide training and expertise to the project recipients.
If you have questions please contact Sarah Rubin, DOC Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at 916-322-6671 and/or email firstname.lastname@example.org.