Chesapeake Stormwater Network

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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Don’t Delay, Apply for Rally Scholarship Today!

With support from The Campbell Foundation, River Network is excited to have funding for scholarships for River Rally 2022 for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. 2022 River Rally will take place in Washington D.C June 4-7. There are different levels of support—from comped registration for River Rally and/or Action Days, to additional support for hotel and…

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Funding Opportunity-Trust Building Initiative

River Network and WaterNow Alliance are seeking applications from water utilities and community groups who jointly want to receive technical, financial, capacity building, and leadership development support to bolster their partnership over an eight-month period. Our Trust Building Support Initiative provides a variety of resources toward developing skills and approaches for building trust: Financial support…

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NFWF NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR THE 2022 SMALL WATERSHED GRANTS PROGRAM- Proposals due April 22, 2022

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the federal-state Chesapeake Bay Program partnership, is soliciting proposals through the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund to restore water quality and habitats of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers and streams. NFWF is soliciting proposals under the Small Watershed…

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