California Water Plan eNews – 5/24/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • DWR Magazine cover story provides a look at the Oroville Dam spillway incident
  • Comments on proposed water loss audit regulations due June 2
  • Online survey will help evaluate DWR’s groundwater support services
  • PPIC releases new fact sheet on California groundwater
  • EPA’s monthly webinar series will look at web tools for environmental change
  • Water council’s newsletter has update on groundwater monitoring network
  • A study of a California project that could lead to worldwide meadow restoration

California Water Plan eNews – 5/17/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • Tribal advisory committee sets June date for planning meeting in Los Angeles
  • Update 2018 advisory committee meeting summary posted by DWR
  • Webinar will explore using stormwater to help recharge California’s groundwater
  • New radar system should help Bay Area flood control managers
  • Notices of interest in federal grant program must be submitted by June 15
  • New location chosen for next California Water Quality Monitoring Council meeting
  • Some ideas to provide water providers with non-traditional revenue


Upcoming Grant Opportunities – SNC Newsletter June/July 2017

Sierra Nevada Conservancy


June – July 2017

Upcoming Grants that Might be of Interest:

Your SNC Area Representative can help you set up an individual consultation with the SNC Funding Team to get advice about specific funding opportunities or general fund development strategies. To take advantage of this resource, contact your Area Representative.

Grant Writing Workshops are available to help build the capacity of organizations that serve the Sierra Nevada Region. If you are interested in organizing or attending a workshop, contact your Area Representative.

2017 Matching Awards Program Funding Available

2017 Matching Awards Program
Funding Available for Natural Resource Projects Benefitting National Forests and Grasslands


***Deadline Approaching. Please Share.***
The National Forest Foundation is pleased to announce the that it is currently soliciting proposals for its Matching Awards Program (MAP).

MAP is a nationally competitive grant program that provides federal funds for direct on-the-ground projects benefiting America’s National Forests and Grasslands. The program supports action-oriented projects that enhance outdoor experiences, forest and ecosystem health, and engage local communities in caring for their public lands. Nonprofits with  501(c)(3)  status, universities and Native American tribes are eligible to apply.

All projects must show a strong commitment to civic engagement and community involvement through direct public involvement. Grants are awarded for one year and require a 1:1 non-federal cash match.
Submission Deadline

June 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm MDT

Informational Webinar
June 6, 2017

California Water Plan eNews – 5/10/17

This week’s California Water Plan eNews includes:

  • Comments being accepted on draft PSP for funding of groundwater sustainability
  • California’s climate change strategy outlined in resource agency’s draft report
  • Report offers ways to integrate climate science into management plans
  • Oroville Dam update is on the agenda of the next California Water Commission meeting
  • Israeli delegation to participate in Sacramento water and agriculture forum
  • EPA webinars will provide overview of Water Finance Clearinghouse
  • Reclamation releases pilot version of water information website