The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board is pleased to announce the FY2018 National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Program grant cycle. Funds are available for acquisition and/or restoration of important coastal wetlands habitat (see Attachment A).
Please review the attached CW-Program document for a timeline of important events and deadlines, the letter-of-interest process, and the pre-proposal process. Note that the letter of interest is due December 16, 2016 and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Jillian McCarthy, 503-986-0033.
OWEB Tide Gate Projects in Coos County 2016
The project names are:
Willanch Creek Fish Passage and Habitat Improvements – the grantee was Coos Watershed Association
North Slough Fish Passage and Water Quality Improvements – the grantee was Coos Watershed Association
China Camp Creek Project – the grantee is Beaver Slough Drainage District
(this project has not been implemented, yet)
· Willanch Creek Fish Passage & Habitat Improvements: $105,504
· North Slough Fish Passage & Water Quality Improvements: $195,514
· China Camp Creek Project: $1,435,000 (with implementation set for summer 2017)
For more information you can contact Mark Grenbemer, OWEB’s Region 2 Program Representative,
who is the project manager for these projects or you can contact the grantee themselves.
OWEB Application Trainings Meeting Coos Bay Tuesday September 13, 2016
OWEB ~ Special Meeting on Tidegates in Salem Tuesday August 2, 2016
USFWS ~ Beaver Slough Drainage District Meeting Wednesday, February 24, 2016
OWEB ~ County Investment Fact Sheets $14 Million for Coos County Acquisitions
OWEB ~ New GIS Resources Web Page Tracking Property Like Never Before
OWEB ~ Public "Suggestions" About Focused "Spending" Partnership Priorities
OWEB~ Byler Accepted Position at Oregon Resources Department
OWEB~Using Public Money to Restore Private Property Right Out of Existence