The Dry Creek Restoration project will benefit the Verde watershed by restoring a portion of the Dry Creek drainage, a tributary of Oak Creek. Removal of illegal dams and debris will restore natural drainage, allowing the forces of water and wind to shape habitat for native flora and fauna. Trash removal should aid in reducing […]
The Verde Business Conservation program funds conservation, restoration, and education projects that help preserve, restore, or enhance the Verde River and its tributaries.
Project proposals are accepted from public land managers, local municipalities, non-profit organizations, or community groups. Once proposals are received, our advisory council chooses the best projects based on environmental impact, community involvement, and available funding. All funded projects are to be completed within a 12-month period. Verde Conservation projects include trail building and improvements, river access points maintenance, water conservation efforts, habitat restoration and improvements for river recreation, such as boating, fishing, and birding.
Request For Proposals 2019 Grants
We’re pleased to announce the opening of our 2019 granting cycle. Click here to download the Verde Conservation Grant Proposal guidelines.
Application due: October 26, 2018
Grant awards announced early December 2018
Awards distributed early January 2019