November 20, 2018 – The Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission is soliciting grant proposals for Fiscal Year 2019/2020. The Fish and Wildlife Commission has made a total of $5,000 available to the public. The grant program is supported through the Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund, which receives fifty percent of base fine revenues from Fish and Game Code citations issued in the County. The funds, as denoted in California Fish and Game Code §13103, may be used for fish and wildlife education programs, temporary care of injured or orphaned wildlife, improvement of fish and wildlife habitat, or scientific fish and wildlife research.

The grant period is now open with an application deadline of November 30, 2018. The Fish and Wildlife Commission will then hear oral presentations at their December 4, 2018 meeting and awards will be announced on February 5 2019, at the Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting. Grants will be paid in the fall of 2019.

For more information or for a copy of the grant application please visit Nevada County’s Fish and Wildlife Commission or contact the Nevada County Department of Agriculture at (530) 470-2690.

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