***NEW, Updated 02/24/2014***
Applying for 319 Funding:
The FY 2014 319 Grant RFP was released February 24, 2014 and applications will be due on May 29, 2014. If you have any questions please contact Kimberly.Nimmer@ncdenr.gov, or at (919)807-6438, the NC 319 Grant Program Administrator.
Note: The FY2014 319 Grant RFP is soliciting restoration projects in impaired watersheds. A list of the state's impaired waterbody segments is available at this link: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wq/ps/mtu/assessment . A list of North Carolina 9-element watershed restoration plans associated with the 319 program that can be used to guide restoration efforts is available at this link: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wq/ps/nps/319program/nc-watershed-plans .
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
NEW: A Simplified Guide to Writing Watershed Restoration Plans and North Carolina 9-Element Plan Checklist - Written by Heather Saunders Benson, Triangle J Council of Goverments
Quality Assurance Project Plans:
Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP) are required for all projects that propose a monitoring component. The QAPP template can be found below, as well as examples of QAPP's that can be used for Non-Use Support and Use Support. Use Support QAPP's are those that propose monitoring that is intended for DWQ to make impairment ratings on the states waterbodies. Those applicants seeking to write Use Support QAPP's should contact the 319 Program for additional technical guidance.
Example - Hunting Creek Project QAPP (DWQ Non-Use Support)
Example - Lockwood Folly Project QAPP (DWQ Use Support)
North Carolina outlines priority watershed through out the state in the NC Watershed Restoration Action Strategy. A map of the priority watersheds can be found at the link below:
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