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Division of Land Resource Protection​

California has some of the most productive farmland and diverse open spaces in the world. The Division of Land Resource Protection (DLRP) works with landowners, local governments, and researchers to conserve these important natural resources.

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Funding Opportunity UpdatesFunding Opportunity UpdatesUpdates about grant and easement funding opportunities
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Funding Available for Riparian Corridor Restoration and Conservation GrantsFunding Available for Riparian Corridor Restoration and Conservation GrantsThe Department of Conservation is pleased to announce $8.5 million in grant funding is available to Resource Conservation Districts for riparian corridor restoration and conservation grants. Applications are due July 15.,
Watershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsWatershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsThe public comment period for the draft Solicitation and Application for 2020 Sustainable Groundwater Management Watershed Coordinator Program Grants is open until 11:59 p.m. April 30​.,
Funding Available for Ag Land ConservationFunding Available for Ag Land ConservationIn its sixth year, cap-and-trade funded SALC Program requests grant applications to protect agricultural land and support infill development; pre-proposals due by April 30.,
Public Comment Period Open for Watershed Restoration and Conservation GrantsPublic Comment Period Open for Watershed Restoration and Conservation Grants$8,500,000 in bond funding is available to resource conservation districts through solicitation for watershed restoration projects and conservation projects on agricultural lands. Public comments will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on April 01, 2020.,
SALC Guidelines and Request for Grant ApplicationsSALC Guidelines and Request for Grant ApplicationsThe application period is now open for the ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Program. Applications for agricultural conservation acquisition and agricultural conservation planning grants are due on August 28, 2020.,
DOC Awards Nearly $2 Million in GrantsDOC Awards Nearly $2 Million in GrantsClimate adaptation and resilience projects around the state will benefit from the $1.9 million DOC has awarded to 22 land trusts and local or regional governments. Some funds will support planning, others will conserve agricultural land, all will benefit Californians.$1-9-Million-Local-Regional-Planning-Land-Trust-Capacity-Projects.aspx,$1-9-Million-Local-Regional-Planning-Land-Trust-Capacity-Projects.aspx