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Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund Concept Papers

posted Oct 22, 2014, 11:48 AM by Lyn Munno
Concept papers for funding from this program, managed by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, are due November 14, 2014 at 5:00, with full proposals due January 9. 2015. This program uses hydro dam mitigation funding to support projects in the upper CT River Valley with an emphasis on improving or enhancing water quality, fisheries, fish passage (i.e. dam removal, culvert restoration) and habitat for river-dependent species; wetland restoration (restore or enhance wetlands to mitigate for wetlands lost or adversely affected by the Fifteen Mile Falls Hydroelectric Project; and shoreland protection (restore or protect buffers and eroding river or stream banks within the watershed). Grant application instructions for fall, 2014 for 2015 grants are available here.