AUGUSTA — The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting proposals for wetland restoration, enhancement and creation projects to include provisions for water quality benefits and improve wildlife habitat.

Grant applications for wetland projects are being accepted. Applicants must describe how the proposed project meets the following criteria:

• Provides restoration of impacted wetlands, enhancement of existing wetlands, or creation of wetland from upland;

• Provides habitat for wildlife species, including birds, fish and amphibians;

• Provides water quality benefits;

• Demonstrates the technical expertise to implement the wetland restoration project; and

• Demonstrates the capacity to maintain and protect the wetland in the future.

For more information, visit the Department of Administrative and Finance Services website at https://tinyurl.com/yd73yuk9.


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