Funding - Puget Sound Coastal Program
Eligibility - Any federal, state, Tribal, local or non-governmental entity may apply.
Area - Focus areas for the program are North Puget Sound and the Eastern Straits of Juan de Fuca, South Puget Sound and Hood Canal, and Willapa Bay.
Typical Projects - Large and small coastal habitat restoration projects implemented with a variety of partners. The program is flexible in the type of projects funded. Projects include planning and implementing coastal habitat restoration and protection projects; assessing threats and status of coastal resources to assist with their management and; conducting outreach and education activities to help promote the stewardship of Washington's coastal resources.
Financial Information - Notification of Funding Availability is released in early summer. The program seeks a 50% or greater cost share in federal or nonfederal match, cash, or in-kind contribution. Technical assistance in planning, project design, environmental compliance and implementation is available from the USFWS.
Contact - Ginger Phalen, 360-753-5819 or Rich Carlson, 360-753-5829
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