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GLIN==> Wisconsin Coastal Management Grant Program

DATE:		August 6, 2007

TO:		Interested Parties

FROM:		Laura Arbuckle, Administrator
		Division of Intergovernmental Relations
		Wisconsin Department of Administration

SUBJECT:	2008-2009 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Grant
We are pleased to announce that the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
(WCMP) is soliciting proposals to enhance, preserve, protect and restore
resources within the state's coastal zone - all counties adjacent to
Lakes Superior and Michigan, with their 820 miles of shoreline.  Please
feel free to share this announcement with others who may be interested.

WCMP Grants are available for coastal land acquisition, coastal wetland
protection and habitat restoration, nonpoint source pollution control,
coastal resource and community planning, Great Lakes education, public
access and historic preservation.  Applications are due November 2,

Applicants are encouraged to contact WCMP staff early to discuss ideas
for project proposals and application requirements.  When developing
proposals, please pay close attention to the following items:

*	Application materials and the Request for Proposals are
available on the WCMP website (http://coastal.wisconsin.gov). 

*	There is a cost-share requirement of non-federal funds for all
projects.  Matching funds may be in the form of in-kind contributions.
*	For acquisition, habitat restoration and construction projects,
be sure to include copies of all required permits or permit applications
and title documentation with the application materials.  For all
projects, be sure to include copies of required documentation and
letters of support.  

We have scheduled four informational workshops to discuss the grant
application process and funding priorities.  We look forward to seeing
you at one of these workshops.  Should you have questions, please call
the WCMP at (608) 267-7982.  The meeting dates and locations are as

Thursday, September 6, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Administration Building, St. Croix Rm
101 East Wilson Street, Madison

Wednesday, September 12, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
Marinette City Hall, Council Chamber
1905 Hall Avenue, Marinette

Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
Port of Milwaukee
2323 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee

Thursday, September 27, 2007, 9:00 a.m.
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
29270 County Highway G, Ashland