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GLIN==> Grants available - Wisconsin Coastal Management Program



The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program of the Wisconsin Department of
Administration announces that $1.6 million in federal funds is available for
Coastal Management Grants to protect and enhance access to the Great Lakes
and their coasts. To assist grant applicants, the Wisconsin Coastal
Management Program is sponsoring free grant workshops around the state: 

Wehr Nature Center, Whitnall Park
Franklin
Monday, September 16, 1-3PM

Brown County Library
Green Bay
Thursday, September 19, 1-3PM

Indianhead Technical College
Superior
Monday, September 23, 1:30-3:30PM

Applications are due November 8, 2002. For additional information, call the
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program staff at (608) 266-0288.

The grants will be awarded to local and tribal governments, state agencies
and non-profit organizations working in the 15 Great Lakes coastal counties.
The grants may be used for land acquisition, wetland protection, habitat
restoration, run-off pollution control, community planning, education,
public access to the Great Lakes and preserving historic and archaeological
resources. The projects require local matching contributions.

The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program is dedicated to preserving and
making accessible the natural environment and historic resources of
Wisconsin's Great Lakes Coasts.

> Travis Olson
> Program Coordinator: Wetland Protection & Land Use Planning
> Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
> Department of Administration
> 101 East Wilson Street, 4th Floor
> P.O. Box 8944
> Madison, WI  53708-8944
> Ph: 608-266-3687
> Fax: 608-267-6917
> Email: travis.olson@doa.state.wi.us
> Internet: http:\\coastal.wisconsin.gov
> 

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