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NRCS Announces Availability of Plant Materials Grant for the Caribbean Area

Jaime Valentín, 787-766-5206, x.121

NRCS Caribbean Area announces the availability of $28,000 in grant monies to fund Plant Materials projects in Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands. Proposed projects must encompass the development, field observation, validation, implementation, and monitoring of:

  • Conservation adoption approaches;
  • Promising conservation technologies, practices, systems, procedures, or approaches; or
  • Environmental soundness with goals of environmental protection and natural resource enhancement.

Please visit and search for opportunity number USDA-NRCS-PR-002 for more details, to download an application package, or to apply online.  The complete grant announcement can be found here.

Applications are due C.O.B. on August 23, 2013.