Friday, December 14, 2012

Sustain Our Great Lakes 2013 Funding Opportunity

Dec 13: The public–private partnership organization, Sustain Our Great Lakes, has announced a webinar on January 15, 2013 to learn about the grant funding opportunity to be offered. On January 3, the 2013 Sustain Our Great Lakes Request for Proposals (RFP) will be available on the organization's website. In 2013, grant funding for work in the Great Lakes basin will be awarded in three categories: 1) habitat restoration; 2) delisting of habitat-related beneficial use impairments; and 3) private landowner technical assistance. Pre-proposals will be due on February 14, 2013. Webinar participants will learn about funding priorities and the application process, see examples of past projects, receive tips for submitting competitive proposals, and have the opportunity to ask questions. The webinar will begin at 11 AM Eastern Time and last for approximately 1 hour.

    Sustain Our Great Lakes is a bi-national, public-private partnership that sustains, restores and protects fish, wildlife and habitat in the Great Lakes basin by leveraging funding, building conservation capacity, and focusing partners and resources toward key ecological issues. The partnership
includes ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel and mining company; U.S. EPA; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; the U.S. Forest Service; the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, established by Congress in 1984; and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 
    Access an announcement with details on registering for the webinar (click here). Access the Sustain Our Great Lakes for more information (click here).
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