@CWCB_DNR: #Colorado Watershed Restoration Program Guidance and Application

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What is the Colorado Watershed Restoration Grant Program?

The Program provides grants for watershed/stream restoration and flood mitigation projects throughout the state.

Examples of Funded Projects

Who can apply for a Grant?

Organizations interested in developing watershed/stream restoration and flood mitigation studies and projects. Contact Chris Sturm, 303-866-3441 x3236, to discuss project eligibility.

How can the money be used?

Grant money may be used for planning and engineering studies, including implementation measures, to address technical needs for watershed restoration and flood mitigation projects throughout the state. Special consideration is reserved for planning and project efforts that integrate multi-objectives in restoration and flood mitigation. This may include projects and studies designed to:

  • Restore stream channels,
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  • Provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial species,
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  • Restore riparian areas,
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  • Reduce erosion,
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  • Reduce flood hazards, or
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  • Increase the capacity to utilize water.
  • How do I apply for a Grant?

    1. Read the program guidance document.
    Program Guidance

    2. Contact Chris Sturm at CWCB to discuss potential applications: 303-866-3441 x3236.

    3. Complete the application and submit by November 3, 2017.
    Application

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