$500,000 available in conservation grants

RBC | The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced the availability of up to $500,000 for proposed projects in Colorado through the 2011 Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Program. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. MST on April 1. The announcement for this CIG funding opportunity can be found on the following websites: www.grants.gov or http://www.co.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/CIG/cig.htm.