The Verde River Basin (VRB) is a large watershed in central-northern Arizona. As an arid land river, it is subject to highly variable surface flow inputs, but its base flow is sourced from a number of springs. The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of springs ecosystem data for the Verde River […]
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 2020 Grants
The 2020 granting cycle will open in August 2019.
Application due: October 1, 2019
Grant awards announced mid November 2019
Awards distributed early January 2020