Aquatic Invasive Species Grants – Call for Applications

Funding Sources: State Agency
Deadline: June 1, 2017
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The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) offers state-funded grants for the prevention and control of aquatic invasive species (AIS). The goal of the grants is to protect the natural resources of Montana from severe and unacceptable damage from aquatic invasive species.

Eligible Activities:           Activities include but are not limited to:  (1) outreach and education; (2) prevention; (3) early detection and rapid response; (4) control; (5) treatment demonstration, research or design; or (6) other related

actions. Preference will be given to: Montana’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program Priorities (see Appendix A); species on the Montana Noxious Weed List (http://agr.mt.gov/Portals/168/Documents/Weeds/Weeds_2015NoxiousWeedList.pdf?ver=2016-10-25-161056-667&timestamp=1492185758446); and to locally-led on-the-ground projects such as surveys and removal that result in measurable control of AIS.

 

Who is Eligible:                Nonprofits, city, county, or other local political subdivisions or Tribal governments within the state.

 

DEADLINE:                          Grant applications must be submitted via email or postal mail by close of business Thursday, June 1, 2017.

 

Contact:                               Additional information about the grant program can be found at the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) website athttp://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/cardd/resource-development/aquatic-invasive-species or by contacting DNRC.