This Hudson River Estuary Program RFA for Tributary Restoration and Resiliency seeks to achieve one or more of the following objectives of the Hudson River Estuary Action Agenda (https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5104.html:.
This RFA also addresses state priorities for protection of Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) and for mitigation of damages to natural resources. The priority SGCN under this RFA are river herring and American eel. However, other SGCN species include those that may benefit from tributary restoration projects such as brook trout, wood turtle, northern red salamander, longtail salamander, alewife floater, eastern pearlshell and yellow lampmussel. The complete list can be viewed at: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7494.html#High.
For further details about eligible projects, see p. 10 of the Guidelines and Application Instructions listed in Supporting Documents below.
For eligible expenditures, see p. 23 of the Guidelines and Application Instructions below.
Additional Geographic Information:Eligible projects for grant funding must be located within defined geographic boundaries of the Hudson River Estuary watershed: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/remediation_hudson_pdf/hregrantmap.pdf
Estimated Total Program Funding: