These funds are intended to protect and restore State-owned lakes. The Department of Natural Resources was tasked with developing a budget for best utilizing these funds in coordination with local governments, organizations, and citizens. This fall and winter the department will be working to develop an annual work plan that prioritizes and details projects that will receive funding
The purpose of the funds are to protect state-owned or state managed lakes by:
ANNOUNCEMENT: Are you an aspiring college student or recent graduate interested in water resources protection and biological monitoring? The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program is seeking applicants to assist our team in conducting water quality monitoring, harmful algal bloom assessments, and submerged aquatic vegetation surveys and restoration from powerboats, kayaks and on foot! Learn more and apply to the Chesapeake Bay Trust by March 12.
Five public open houses were held around the state in the fall of 2018 to solicit project ideas, and the department announced more than 40 projects to be funded in the first year of the fund.
For the second year of funding, the department hosted four public open house events and a webinar in October and December 2019
Questions about the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund can be addressed to Mike Naylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)