Sarah Lessard
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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Job Title
Public Relations Specialist
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Human dimensions of natural resources, conservation outreach

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$10 Million for Conservation Innovation Grants - Proposals due February 26, 2018

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making $10 million available for new Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) nationwide. Grant proposals are due Feb. 26, 2018.  This year funding focuses on three areas:

Grazing Lands: Helping livestock producers make…


Posted on December 20, 2017 at 9:19am

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Standard Grants Program Offers Matching Grants

The U.S. Standard Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the …


Posted on December 6, 2017 at 4:03pm

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities Invites Proposals for Healthy Watersheds Program

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) seeks applications for the 2018 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program. This opportunity closes Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.

The Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program is a partnership that includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water’s Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Endowment.…


Posted on December 6, 2017 at 4:02pm

Longleaf Stewardship Fund 2018 RFP Available - Proposals Due Feb. 8

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to expand and enhance longleaf pine ecosystem restoration and management across longleaf pine’s historical range, as well as the restoration and enhancement of bottomland hardwood forests within priority focal areas. The Longleaf Stewardship Fund is a landmark public-private partnership supported with Federal funding from the USDA’s Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of Defense, the US…


Posted on November 30, 2017 at 3:19pm

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