Protecting California’s Rivers, Streams, and Watersheds Grant Program

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

The California Natural Resources Agency is pleased to release for public comment its draft guidelines for the Protecting California’s Rivers, Streams, and Watersheds grant program.

The Protecting California’s Rivers, Streams, and Watersheds grant program, funded by Proposition 68, will improve instream flows at ecologically important times, primarily between January through June, to help restore natural aquatic or riparian functions for aquatic species, and protect or promote the recovery of endangered or threatened species. It is the intent of the people of California that projects funded by Proposition 68, including the Protecting California’s Rivers, Streams, and Watersheds Grant Program, result in public benefits addressing the most critical statewide needs and priorities for public funding.

Draft guidelines can be downloaded here.

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The public comment period begins Monday October 3, 2022 and ends Friday November 18, 2022.  Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to bondsandgrants@resources.ca.gov or by U.S. mail to Protecting California’s Rivers, Streams, and Watersheds grant program, California Natural Resources Agency, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Monday, November 7, 2022

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

CENTRAL VALLEY

Thursday, November 10, 2022

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

REGISTER HERE

 

Additional information can be found by emailing: bondsandgrants@resources.ca.gov or by calling: (916) 653-2812.