Chesapeake Stormwater Network

WEF MS4 Needs Assessment Survey – response needed from MS4 permittees, please

Stormwater Professionals, As a stormwater professional, you are likely aware of the many challenges and unmet needs in the sector as well as the lack of data capturing these challenges and needs.  This is your opportunity to help the sector capture this information, which can catalyze advocacy efforts for increased funding and support as well as…

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There’s Still Time to Present at the 2023 Choose Clean Water Conference

Each year, the Choose Clean Water Coalition’s Choose Clean Water Conference provides a two-day forum for participants to learn about the most important and up-to-date Chesapeake restoration issues, network with fellow Chesapeake Bay supporters and activists, develop strategies to advance federal, regional and local restoration goals, and learn from successes. The 2023 Choose Clean Water…

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Present at the 2023 Choose Clean Water Conference!

Each year, the Choose Clean Water Coalition’s Choose Clean Water Conference provides a two-day forum for participants to learn about the most important and up-to-date Chesapeake restoration issues, network with fellow Chesapeake Bay supporters and activists, develop strategies to advance federal, regional and local restoration goals, and learn from successes. The 2023 Choose Clean Water…

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ISO Labor estimates for Bioretention maintenance

Does anyone know of established labor estimates for routine maintenance on bioretention facilities (planted stormwater sites)?  I’m thinking along the lines of how to budget for maintaining new facilities.   Thanks, Anna AnnaMJ@TakomaParkMD.gov

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Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Partnership Funding Available

For a 4th year, River Network and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) will provide funding for nonprofit organizations working on stewardship activities on USFS administered Wild and Scenic Rivers (WSR) and surrounding lands. This partnership funding will range from $5,000-$10,000 per award for work occurring between June 15, 2022, and January 31, 2023. Learn more and…

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Updated RFP and Upcoming Webinar (3/24) on Chesapeake WILD Funding Opportunity

With passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has secured inaugural, dedicated funding for the recently authorized Chesapeake Watershed Investments for Landscape Defense (WILD) grants program. The Service is partnering with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to administer those funds through its existing Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund…

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National Coastal Resilience Fund 2022 Request for Proposals: Pre-Proposals Due April 21, 2022

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is pleased to announce the 2022 National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) Request for Proposals (RFP). NFWF will make investments in planning, design, and restoration of natural and nature-based solutions to help protect coastal communities from the impacts of storms, floods, and other natural hazards and enable them to…

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No-Cost Webinars from NMSA on the 2022 EPA Clean Watersheds Needs Survey and True Source Control

The National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) is hosting two, no-cost Webinars in the near future.  These events cover the topics of the importance of identifying stormwater needs in Clean Watersheds Needs Survey as well as a focus on true source control in MS4 program.  These Webinars are provided as a free service to the MS4 sector. …

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Last Call for 2022 River Rally Scholarship Request (and Emerging Leader Submission)

The deadline to apply for a River Rally scholarship and self-nominate for the Emerging Leader Award is today, March 15. Don’t miss out on your chance to join us in Washington, DC! Apply today.

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How’s Our Network? River Network’s State of the Network Survey

We’re excited to announce the launch of River Network’s State of the Network Survey! This survey will guide our understanding and tell the story of the collective reach and impact of our nationwide network and assess the most pressing needs of organizations working on water issues. We plan to use this survey every five years…

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