North Coast Region Planning Grant Updates
DWR and the SWRCB administer planning grants which are intended to foster development or completion of IRWM Plans or components thereof, to enhance regional planning efforts, and to assist more applicants to become eligible for Implementation Grant funding http://www.water.ca.gov/irwm/integregio_planning.cfm.
In January 2006, the North Coast received $500,000 in planning grant funds to support Phase II of the NCIRWMP. See the Grant Agreement between the State of California Department of Water Resources and the County of Humboldt and the NCIRWMP Proposition 50 Planning Grant Agreement #460000449 Quarterly Reports for more information.
In January 2012, the North Coast received $1,000,000 in planning grant funds to support Phase III of the NCIRWMP. See the Grant Agreement between the State of California Department of Water Resources and the County of Humboldt: NCIRWMP Proposition 84 Planning Grant Agreement #4600009393
Integrated Coastal Watershed Management Planning (ICWMP) grants are underway in the following watersheds within the North Coast region: Russian River, Noyo & Big Rivers, Salmon Creek, Mattole River and the Trinidad Area of Special Biological Significance (ASBS), and will integrate with the North Coast IRWMP.