Three Data Collection/Restoration Grants will be awarded for projects that enhance understanding of the watershed, improve watershed health.
The San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) is accepting applications for Data Collection/Restoration Grants focused on energy generation, biodiversity trends on the District’s Olympia Watershed property or the impact of invasive species management strategies on soil quality.
Scientists, restoration practitioners, students, groups and organizations are eligible for grant funding. The mission of the Education Grant Program is to provide funding for educational and other projects that enhance the understanding of the San Lorenzo River watershed or improve the watershed’s environmental health.
The District is now accepting applications for Data Collection/Restoration Grants for the following areas:
- Development of comprehensive evaluation of potential energy generation opportunities on District lands and buildings (e.g. solar panels, wind turbines, micro hydro, etc.).
- Development of a long-term monitoring program including baseline and protocols to evaluate invasive species eradication success and to determine long-term biodiversity trends on the District’s Olympia Watershed Property.
- Design and implementation of a soil sampling and monitoring effort to determine if invasive species management strategies impact soil quality.
Please visit http://slvwd.com/_Education.htm for application details. Applications must be received by the District by Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. Email completed applications to [email protected] or mail to:
San Lorenzo Valley Water District
13060 Hwy 9
Boulder Creek, CA 95006.
Email is preferred.
ABOUT THE SAN LORENZO VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
The San Lorenzo Valley Water District is located in the mountains of northern Santa Cruz County. The district serves more than 7,800 metered connections. Established in 1941, the district supplies water to the communities of Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Ben Lomond, Zayante, Scotts Valley, Mañana Woods, Felton and Lompico. For more information, visit www.slvwd.com or www.facebook.com/slvwaterdistrict.