Grant Program Funded by the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1)

September 21, 2017 – The Conservancy Board awarded $3,359,081 in Proposition 1 Round 2 funds for eight watershed restoration and forest health projects. View the list of awarded projects.

March 17, 2016 –  The Conservancy awarded over $7 million for seven watershed restoration and forest health projects. View the list of awarded projects.

Background

The Conservancy’s new Proposition 1 grant program funds up to $14 million in multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects.

Approved by voters in November 2014, Proposition 1  provides funding to meet the objectives of the California Water Action Plan and other Statewide Priorities. The Action Plan specifically highlights the importance of continuing restoration efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin, including implementation of the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program.

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