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Lower American River Conservancy Program – 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for the Lower American River Conservancy Program is now available. Proposals for implementation projects and land acquisitions that result in enduring benefits to the lower American River Parkway are encouraged. The primary focus is on projects that improve the quality of water that flows into and within the American River Parkway and projects that restore or enhance fish and wildlife habitat and other natural resources.

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, on May 14, 2021. For questions, contact the Lower American River Conservancy Program at LARCP@wildlife.ca.gov.

Lower American River Conservancy Program 2021 PSN Consultation Opportunity

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board is preparing to release the 2021 PSN for the Lower American River Conservancy Program (Program) on April 1. Now is the time to discuss your project ideas with WCB staff and to ask questions about the Program, priorities, and process. The project consultation period will be open through March 31. See the link opens in new windowConsultation Announcement (PDF) for more information. Visit the Program web page for more information and helpful resources that will help potential applicants navigate the Program and know what to expect for the 2021 PSN.

This year’s PSN will not include a pre-application. The consultation period is currently the best opportunity to ask questions and get feedback. We look forward to hearing from you!

March 17, 2021 Lower American River Conservancy Program Public Workshop

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board will host a virtual public workshop on March 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. for the Lower American River Conservancy Program’s 2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice. This workshop will provide an overview of the program, the competitive grant process for 2021, and tips for writing a competitive proposal. All are invited to participate via Microsoft Teams.

link opens in new windowJoin Microsoft Teams Meeting

(916) 535-0984
Conference ID: 654 765 107#

California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program - 2021 Call for Concepts

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The Wildlife Conservation Board's California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program 2021 link opens in new windowCall for Concepts (PDF) is now available. This year’s priorities include projects located in southern California*, shovel-ready implementation projects, and projects that advance the California Biodiversity Initiative (link opens in new windowExecutive Order N-82-20 (PDF)). Secondary funding priorities include planning projects and projects located in central and northern California. All applicants must complete the online pre-application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 31, 2021. WCB will then invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this Call for Concepts or the program, please contact program manager Cara Allen at Cara.Allen@wildlife.ca.gov.

*Southern California includes the following counties Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino.

2020 Pacific Flyway Conservation Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s link opens in new window2020 Pacific Flyway Conservation Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) is now available. Project applications submitted to this PSN should seek to protect, restore or enhance migratory bird habitat, improve migratory bird habitat diversity, quality and connectivity, or improve management, ecological function, and biodiversity of migratory bird habitat.

All applicants must submit a Pre-application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on December 16, 2020. WCB will subsequently invite select applicants to submit full proposals. All questions regarding this PSN should be submitted to WCBFlyway@wildlife.ca.gov.

Application Deadline Extended - 2020 Stream Flow Enhancement Program

Thursday, August 27, 2020

In light of circumstances surrounding the wildfires currently burning throughout much of the State, the proposal submission deadline for the 2020 Stream Flow Enhancement Program link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) has been extended from September 10, 2020 to October 1, 2020.

Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, on October 1, 2020. Please view the Stream Flow Enhancement Program for more details.

Stream Flow Enhancement Program - 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board’s 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for the Stream Flow Enhancement Program is now available. Proposals for multi-benefit projects that result in enhanced stream flow are encouraged. Enhanced stream flow is defined as a change in the amount, timing, and/or quality of the water flowing down a stream, or a portion of a stream, to benefit fish and wildlife. The primary focus is on enhancing flow in streams that support anadromous fish; support special status, threatened, endangered, or at-risk species; and/or provide resilience to climate change.

Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time, on September 10, 2020. For questions, contact the Stream Flow Enhancement Program at wcbstreamflow@wildlife.ca.gov.

Regional Conservation Investment Strategies Projects - Updated Proposal Solicitation Notice

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) for Regional Conservation Investment Strategies Projects (RCIS) has been updated. Proposed projects shall be for the development of RCIS that are not otherwise funded pursuant to Section 800 of the Streets and Highways Code or any other law.

All applicants must submit an application to WCBClimate@wildlife.ca.gov. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. All questions should be submitted to Scott.McFarlin@wildlife.ca.gov.

Lower American River Conservancy Program – 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's Lower American River Conservancy Program link opens in new window2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) is now available. PSN priorities include improving the quality of water that flows within and into the American River Parkway (Parkway) and the enhancement of interpretive and educational facilities related to the Parkway and its natural, cultural, and historic resources. Proposed projects may be for land acquisitions, planning, or implementation.

All applicants must complete the full application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on July 31, 2020. See the 2020 PSN for more details and the application forms. For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB's Lower American River Conservancy Program at LARCP@wildlife.ca.gov.

Public Access Program - 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Wildlife Conservation Board's Public Access Program 2020 link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (PSN) is now available. PSN priorities include boating access, hunting and fishing, and non-consumptive wildlife recreation projects. Proposed projects may be for planning or implementation.

All applicants must complete the online pre-application by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on June 29, 2020. WCB will the invite select applicants to submit full proposals. For questions regarding this PSN or the Program, please contact WCB's Public Access Program at WCBPublicAccess@wildlife.ca.gov.

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