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Helping communities, businesses and elected officials with funding, legislation and issues related to engineering and planning projects.


Noxious Weed Control in MT, ND and SD

December 15th, 2014
The Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management has announced grant funding for the purpose of controlling, reducing the spread of, and preventing the further invasion and establishment of noxious weeds. Activities and tasks include, but are not limited to, the application of herbicides to control noxious weeds, inventory and mapping of...


Department of Transportation Tribal Transit Program Grant

December 15th, 2014
The Federal Transit Administration via the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program has announced funding availability to support planning, capital, and, in limited circumstances, operating assistance for Tribal public transit services. Priority considerations will be given to eligible projects that help expand ladders of opportunity....


Wildfire Community Assistance Program (MT, ND and SD)

December 8th, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management will be funding activities that develop local capability, including wildfire planning, wildfire mitigation activities and wild land fire education and prevention. Projects may include implementation of hazardous fuels reduction activities and related monitoring on federal land, or on adjacent non-federal land,...


Department of Interior Bureau of Reclamation Water Conservation Field Services Program

December 8th, 2014
Implementation of projects/activities funded will result in quantifiable and sustained water saving or improved water management. Examples of implementation activities include conversion of an earth or un-lined water conveyance system with pipe, installation of a water conveyance automation system with water measuring devices to automate a water...


Five Star and Urban Water Restoration Grant

December 8th, 2014
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in conjunction with the Urban Waters Federal Partnership and additional funders, have partnered to support this public-private grant program that leverages federal funding to develop nation-wide community stewardship of local natural resources, preserving these resources for future generations and...