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Deadline | April 19, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is inviting public comment on the 2021 round of funding under the Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA) and the Urban Green and Community Garden (UGCG) grant programs.

As demand for OSWA/UGCG grants continues to increase, DEEP is seeking public comment on how to better address the increased competition to ensure grants are distributed in an equitable manner.

Your comments are welcome on the following four priority areas as well as any other issues related to the grant applications:

Public Access
Environmental Justice and Equity
Climate Change
Grant Timeframes

To help prepare your comments:

View DEEP’s announcement & info for each priority area here.

Submit Comments Here

Questions? Contact Amy at abpaterson@ctconservation.org