THE CALIFORNIA RIVER PARKWAYS PROGRAM GRANT GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF FUNDING IS NOW AVAILABLE:
The Proposition 50 California River Parkways Program in the Resources Agency is a competitive grant program for river parkways projects. Eligible projects must provide public access or be a component of a larger parkway plan that provides public access. In addition, projects must meet two of the following conditions:
Provide compatible recreational opportunities including trails for strolling, hiking, bicycling, and equestrian uses along rivers and streams.
Protect, improve or restore riverine or riparian habitat, including benefits to wildlife habitat and water quality.
Maintain or restore the open-space character of lands along rivers and streams so that they are compatible with periodic flooding as part of a flood management plan or project.
Convert existing developed riverfront land into uses consistent with river parkways.
Provide facilities to support or interpret river or stream restoration or other conservation activities.
A copy of the application and all materials needed for the second round of the California River Parkways Program are available on the website: http://resources.ca.gov/bonds_prop50riverparkway.htmlAll applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Send applications to:
The Resources Agency
Attn: Bonds and Grants Unit
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-9923
Fax: (916) 653-8102