BOATING ACCESS GRANT (BA)

Eligible Projects

  • Launching and docking

– Ramps, courtesy docks, boat lifts, breakwaters, docks and marinas, access roads, bridges

  • Facilities

– Restrooms, fish cleaning stations, trash receptacles, lighting, park areas, pump-out stations, camping areas

  • Navigation aids

– Dredging, weed control, buoys, water rights

  • Engineering

– Planning, construction, environmental assessments, permitting

  • Outreach

– Signage, brochures, maps, websites

  • Operation and maintenance

– Launching and docking, facilities, navigation aids, engineering, outreach

  • AIS related projects

– On-site permanent and semi-permanent decontamination stations, clean/drain/dry areas, signage and other outreach media.


Grant Award Process

Submitted BA applications will be reviewed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Aquatics Program, the Utah Division of Outdoor Recreation Boating Program, and the Boating Advisory Council.  Applications submitted will be for funding from July 1 – June 30, of the following fiscal year.

Proposals will be reviewed during the months of December and January. Applicants may be contacted to clarify the details and merits of their proposal. Applicants may also be requested to present in person or arrange an on-site tour of the proposed project to Advisory Council members.


Application Process

In preparation for submitting an application, project proponents are encouraged to contact Craig Walker with the Division of Wildlife Resources at 385-834-1970 or via email at craigwalker@utah.gov for guidance and to discuss project details.

Applications are due and must be in the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources office on or before 5:00 p.m. on October 30, each year.  Late proposals will not be accepted.

Eligible Projects

  • Launching and docking

– Ramps, courtesy docks, boat lifts, breakwaters, docks and marinas, access roads, bridges

  • Facilities

– Restrooms, fish cleaning stations, trash receptacles, lighting, park areas, pump-out stations, camping areas

  • Navigation aids

– Dredging, weed control, buoys, water rights

  • Engineering

– Planning, construction, environmental assessments, permitting

  • Outreach

– Signage, brochures, maps, websites

  • Operation and maintenance

– Launching and docking, facilities, navigation aids, engineering, outreach

  • AIS related projects

– On-site permanent and semi-permanent decontamination stations, clean/drain/dry areas, signage and other outreach media.


Grant Award Process

Submitted BA applications will be reviewed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Aquatics Program, the Utah Division of Outdoor Recreation Boating Program, and the Boating Advisory Council.  Applications submitted will be for funding from July 1 – June 30, of the following fiscal year.

Proposals will be reviewed during the months of December and January. Applicants may be contacted to clarify the details and merits of their proposal. Applicants may also be requested to present in person or arrange an on-site tour of the proposed project to Advisory Council members.


Application Process

In preparation for submitting an application, project proponents are encouraged to contact Craig Walker with the Division of Wildlife Resources at 385-834-1970 or via email at craigwalker@utah.gov for guidance and to discuss project details.

Applications are due and must be in the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources office on or before 5:00 p.m. on October 30, each year.  Late proposals will not be accepted.

CONTACT US

LWCF GRANT PROGRAM
LWCF Coordinator: Susan Zarekarizi
Phone: 385-239-3232
Email: susanzarekarizi@utah.gov

NON-MOTORIZED RTP GRANT PROGRAM
Grant Coordinator: Caroline Weiler
Email: cweiler@utah.gov

OHV RECREATION/MOTORIZED RTP GRANT PROGRAM
Grant Coordinator: Rachel Toker
Email: racheltoker@utah.gov

CLEAN VESSEL ACT GRANT PROGRAM
Clean Vessel Act Grant Coordinator: Ty Hunter
Phone: 801-440-5106
Email: tyhunter@utah.gov

BOATING ACCESS GRANT PROGRAM
Boating Access Coordinator: Craig Walker, DWR
Phone: 801 834-1970
Email: craigwalker@utah.gov

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