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Press Backgrounder: Small Watershed Grants (SWG) and Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction (INSR) Grants (2012)

Published: August 28, 2012

Forty-one projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed received $9.22 million in grants from the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, which is administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF).

The Small Watershed Grants (SWG) Program awarded $2.4 million to 20 nonprofit organizations and local governments working to improve the condition of their local watershed. The Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction (INSR) Grants Program awarded $6.8 million to 21 innovative and cost-effective projects that dramatically reduce or eliminate the flow of nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment pollution into local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

For a full list of grant recipients and descriptions of each project, please download the electronic version of this file.

Download: Electronic Version

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