Clean Boats, Clean Waters Grants Available
New Applicants Must Contact DNR By Sept. 2
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is accepting Clean Boats, Clean Waters grant applications for the 10th consecutive year to prevent aquatic invasive species statewide.
To apply, new grant applicants must contact the DNR via email at DNRCBCWGrants@wisconsin.gov by Sept. 2, 2021. The deadline to submit final applications is Nov. 1, 2021.
Since 2013, more than $5.17 million in grants has been awarded to local municipalities, lake associations and other eligible entities. Grants are used to train and equip watercraft inspectors who help perform boat and trailer checks, provide informational materials and educate boaters on how to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil.