Info Sessions this September for Ecosystem Restoration Grants

2017 Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program - Round 2, Fall 2016

RFP expected to be issued September 15, 2016. 

Vermont municipalities, regional organizations, non-profit associations, citizen groups, and state agencies are eligible to receive Ecosystem Restoration Grants for construction and infrastructure project that reduce or eliminate non-point sources of pollution that damage rivers, lakes, and streams. A series of grant workshops will be held later this month to connect potential applicants with resources and answers to questions regarding the RFP process. View more information about Ecosystem Restoration Grants here. 

Grant Workshops

Department of Environmental Conservation staff is offering a series of workshops to potential grant applicants.  Staff will review the new RFP, explain the changes and opportunities for new collaborations, and highlight the resources available to identify the highest priority projects.  Watershed Coordinators as well as other DEC staff will be available to discuss local issues, priorities and concerns, and the best opportunities for successful grant applications.

September 20, 1:00 - 4:00 pm – Act 250 Conference Room, ANR  Essex Regional Office, 111 West St., Essex Junction
September 21, 1:00 - 4:00 pm  – Asa Bloomer Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Rutland
September 22, 1:00 - 4:00 pm  – ANR St. Johnsbury Regional Office, 1229 Portland St., St. Johnsbury
September 26, 1:00 - 4:00 pm – ANR Springfield Regional Office, 100 Mineral St., Springfield

RSVPs are encouraged.  Refreshments will be provided and those that RSVP will receive meeting materials to review in advance.  A webinar will also be available by the end of September for those unable to attend a workshop. 

For more information and to RSVP email Marli Rupe or call 490-6171.