Cutting the Green Tape

Throughout Fiscal Year 2020-21, CDFW implemented several initiatives to increase the pace and scale of restoration through permitting and granting efficiencies under Cutting the Green Tape. Stay tuned for additional updates, including a planned grant solicitation under Proposition 1 in Summer 2021.

Solicitations

January 5, 2022 - Draft 2022 Proposition 1 Solicitation Released for Public Review

The 2022 Proposition 1 Draft Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) is available for public review. Comments may be submitted to CDFW via email to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. Deadline for public comments is January 21, 2022, by 4:00 p.m.

 

Announcements

November 18, 2021 Public Meeting Presentation and Recording Available

The November 18, 2021 public meeting recording (YouTube) and slide presentation (PDF) on CDFW’s new Cutting the Green Tape (CGT) Program and CDFW’s role in the new California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Statutory Exemption for Fish and Wildlife Restoration Projects (SERP) process are now available.

Contact RestorationPermitting@wildlife.ca.gov with any questions.

2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Solicitation Released

CDFW is now accepting pre-application proposals for the 2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Proposal Solicitation (PDF)(opens in new tab). Pre-application proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. on September 30, 2021, through CDFW WebGrants.

For reference, a Microsoft Word version of the Pre-application Template (Word) is available. A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)(PDF(opens in new tab)) is also available. The FAQ will be updated as questions are submitted to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov.

CDFW will host an online pre-application workshop (PDF)(opens in new tab) to walk through the application process on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summer 2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Geographic Location Map

2021 North Coast Coho Recovery geographic location map (PDF)(opens in new tab)

2021 North Coast Coho Recovery geographic boundary map (KMZ) - A map of high-priority coho habitat restoration areas identified by the North Coast Salmon Project for directed 2021 Proposition 1 funding.

2021 North Coast Coho Recovery map of barriers (KMZ) - Priority barriers from the Passage Assessment Database clipped by the North Coast Coho Recovery boundaries.

North Coast Coho Recovery Call for Concepts Workshop Recording and Presentation Available

CDFW recently hosted a public workshop on June 29, 2021, to provide an overview of the concept proposal and project-specific consultation process, in preparation for the Summer 2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) (opens in new tab)(opens in new tab) – the recording and presentation are now available.

June 29, 2021 - Call for Concept workshop (YouTube) (opens in new tab)(opens in new tab)

Call for Concept Workshop Presentation (PDF)(opens in new tab)

Summer 2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Call for Concepts

CDFW is now accepting concept proposals and scheduling consultations for the Summer 2021 North Coast Coho Recovery Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF)(opens in new tab) until July 31, 2021.

CDFW will host a public workshop (PDF)(opens in new tab) to provide an overview of the concept proposal and project-specific consultation process on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Workshop Recordings and Presentations Available

The recording of both Cutting the Green Tape Workshops is now available:

Also available is a copy of the presentations:


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