Growing Greener Plus refers to three grant programs: Growing Greener(Watershed Restoration and Protection), Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) Bond Forfeiture and Abandoned Mine Drainage (AMD) Set-Aside grants. Watershed associations, conservation districts, municipal governments, and nonprofits are eligible to apply. Watershed restoration priorities include reducing nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment pollutant loadsfrom agricultural and urban runoff, by implementing and maintaining Best Management Practices (BMPs). They also include stream restoration, bank stabilization, and floodplain restoration.
Applications are due by December 20, 2019.