Emily Downing

What is NAWCA? And is it Right for Your Project?

Photo by Paul Tashjian

If you have questions about the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) and its Standard and Small Grants programs, here’s a decision-making tool that will help you learn a little more.

NAWCA Fact Sheet

NAWCA was signed into law in December of 1989 as a new continental conservation funding mechanism and has played a critically important role in the Intermountain West by catalyzing conservation partnerships for the protection, restoration, and enhancement of habitats that sustain millions of birds. 

Learn more about NAWCA’s impact on the Southern Oregon-Northeastern California (SONEC) landscape and the Great Salt Lake watershed.