American Rivers Seeks Proposals for River Restoration Projects

American Rivers is seeking proposals for projects that aim for restoration of diadromous fish through dam removal projects. Projects in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Northwest and California are eligible to apply for this funding made possible through the NOAA's Open Rivers Initiative.

According to American Rivers, in the first six years of the partnership with NOAA, this program provided more than $2 million to support 100 community-driven river restoration projects that have benefited diadromous fish populations and habitats throughout the country.

Applications for the second cycle of FY08 are due by April 1, 2008.Please contact Serena McClain at American Rivers (see below) to discuss potential projects before submitting your proposals. 

Serena S. McClain
American Rivers
1101 14th St. NW, Suite 1400
Washington, DC 20005