Funding: $400,000,000

Description: Funds projects that eliminate in-stream barriers to restore fish passage while applying a watershed approach that addresses fish passage barriers throughout a waterway/ecosystem, and increases resilience to climate change by removing or improving outdated infrastructure.

Eligible Recipients: Institutions of higher education, non-profits, commercial (for profit) organizations, U.S. territories, and state, local, and Native American tribal governments.

Eligible Uses: Proposed activities may include future project development and feasibility studies, engineering and design, permitting, on-the-ground fish passage restoration, pre- and post-removal implementation monitoring, stakeholder engagement, building the capacity of new and existing restoration partners to manage multi-faceted project design and construction, and education and outreach.

Deadline: August 15, 2022

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