Michigan Areas of Concern Land Acquisition Grants

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Michigan Areas of Concern Land Acquisition Grants program will be released January 6.

For whom:
State, county, township, city, or village governments within watersheds that are associated with or within the State of Michigan’s Areas of Concern.

From whom:
The NOAA Department of Commerce provides this money via the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

How Much:
$800,000 anticipated to be available for the 2014 Fiscal Year.

For example:
The City of Whitehall creatively used GLRI money to fund its Lake Street, which is in an Area of Concern, because the project improved and reduced stormwater runoff.

See the Request for Proposals here: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/AOC_2014_RFP_441625_7.pdf

More info on the Areas of Concern program here: http://michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3677_15430—,00.html

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