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Publice Notice: Restoration of the oyster resources on private oyster ground leases 2000

Notice is hereby given that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) is accepting proposals for funding assistance in the restoration of the oyster resources on private oyster ground leases. The General Assembly approved funds, which can be utilized by private oyster ground leaseholders.

Those interested in applying for assistance need to submit a completed application form to the Conservation and Replenishment Department of VMRC at 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, VA 23607-0756. 

To obtain an application form, you can pick it up at the Conservation and Replenishment Department office, at the above address; or, call and request the form, 757-247-2120.

The deadline for submitting this application is 5:00 p.m , November 30, 2000. Proposals will be ranked on many factors including cost of project, need, likelihood of success, history of the lease and surrounding area productivity. Each proposal will be reviewed by a Committee and those proposals approved should be allocated funding by March 1, 2001, which will allow seed and/or shell placement by July 1, 2001.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE CONSERVATION AND REPLENISHMENT DEPARTMENT, 757-247-2120.

 


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