July 2017: Moose Plate Grant Announcement

The NH State Conservation Committee (SCC) announced the availability of the 2018 Conservation “Moose Plate” Grant application. Funds are available for projects that support and promote programs and partnerships that protect, restore, and enhance the state’s valuable resources. Eligible applicants include:

  • Municipalities
  • County Conservation Districts
  • Qualified Non-Profit Organizations engaged in conservation programs
  • Public and private schools (K-12)
  • County Cooperative Extension natural resource programs and
  • Scout groups
Grant applications are due September 15, 2017. Awards will be announced in December 2017 and funding will be available to successful applicants in May 2018.

Instructions for the 2018 Conservation Grant Application and application form are available for download on the SCC website HERE. For any questions or program inquiries please contact Dea Brickner Wood.

The NH State Conservation Committee’s grant program is funded through the purchase of Conservation License Plates, known as “Moose Plates.” All funds raised through the purchase of Moose Conservation and Heritage Plates are used for the promotion, protection, and investment in New Hampshire’s natural, cultural, and historic resources. For more information visit HERE.

PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.