News for Washington Partners, May 2013
Posted May 1st, 2013
June 6 is the date for the next Washington PCJV steering committee meeting
We will talk about the "Ins and Outs of NAWCA (North American Wetland Conservation Act)" with a field trip to hear about The Nature Conservancy’s and Capital Land Trust’s experience with one of their NAWCA grants. Biologists from Ducks Unlimited have agreed to share some NAWCA experiences and tips. We will meet south of Olympia. John Pierce, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will talk about the Western Governors Crucial Habitat Project. More info: Contact Lora Leschner.
National Fish Habitat Partnership “2013 Waters to Watch" list unveiled; includes Washington’s Bear River
Puget Sound Restoration, Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) RFP: Crew and Individual Placement. Deadline: May 20
The WCC anticipates funding to provide cost-share field crews and AmeriCorps Individual Placements to complete projects in partnership with non-profit or governmental organizations for the 2013-2014 AmeriCorps service year.
Request for proposals
Planning to apply for RCO’s WWRP or LWCF grants in 2014?
You might need to start now to prepare a parks and recreation or conservation plan. Deadline for completed plans: March 3, 2014
Tools and resources
Updates to WDFW Priority Habitat and Species Data
In western Washington, data was updated for waterfowl concentration areas in King, Snohomish, and Skagit counties, plus trumpeter swan winter concentration areas in Clallam and Jefferson counties mapped by the Trumpeter Swan Society.
Now available online: WDFW Wildlife Program Weekly Activity Reports
These weekly Wildlife Program reports summarize the current activities of field and headquarters staff. Reports are arranged by agency goals, divisions and regions.
Interagency team launches new website for coastal and ocean planning in Washington
Coastal residents and visitors, planners, and resource managers can use the website as a tool to learn more about marine spatial planning and projects; get involved with the planning process; access maps and information.
Collaborative Negotiation Skills for Environmental Professionals. August 1-2, Seattle
Presented by the Northwest Environmental Training Center. Early registration deadline: June 15
For more resources, tools and grants, visit the PCJV Home Page