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The Oregon Constitution specifies that OWEB may fund projects involving the purchase of interests in land from willing sellers for the purpose of maintaining or restoring watersheds and habitat for native fish or wildlife.
Entities able to hold OWEB-funded interests in land, as long as the entity continues to use the land for the purposes specified in the constitution:
The program materials have been updated for the fall 2023 grant offering. Applicants are required to use the current version of program materials.
OWEB is now scheduling consultations for Land Acquisition grants. The application deadline is September 1, 2023 by 5:00 PM. To apply for a land acquisition grant:
Applications submitted for the fall 2023 offering will be considered for funding at the April 2024 OWEB board meeting.
The match requirement for this grant offering is 25%.
If you intend to apply for matching funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program, please review the information on the
Coastal Wetlands grants webpage and email
Jillian McCarthy, Partnerships Coordinator, or call her at 971-345-7016.
If you have questions about applying for a Land Acquisition grant, please contact Miriam Forney.
Introduction & Framework
Oregon Administrative Rules Secretary of State's website
Please direct questions or comments to
Miriam Forney, Land Acquisitions Coordinator, 971-345-7023.
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