The Bay Program and its partners offer multiple grant opportunities to help fund restoration projects of all sizes across the Chesapeake watershed.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chesapeake Bay Office’s Fisheries Science Program targets better understanding of fisheries status, trends and ecosystem value to improve sustainability and ecosystem based management of Chesapeake bay species. The NCBO is soliciting research proposals for projects that will support large-scale oyster reef restoration research by quantifying the benefits of oyster reefs and reef restoration. Approximately $500,000 is available.(Closing Date: 04/02/2014)