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North American Wetlands Conservation Act grant applications due 2/26/16

February 11, 2016

2016 North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Cycle

$50 million available

Applications Due: February 26, 2016
Eligible Entities: State and local governments

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced funding to conserve wetlands and wetlands-dependent fish and wildlife through acquisition (including easements and land title donations), restoration, and enhancement. Projects are required to specify how the project area and tracts might be affected by climate change within the next 30 to 50 years and how the proposed activities address climate adaptation. Projects should describe whether they have conducted a climate risk assessment, climate resilience, and climate-adaptive features.

For more information, visit the funding opportunity description.

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