February 2019
IN THIS EDITION
  • Regional Updates
  • Preparing for Spring
  • Grant Opportunities
  • Upcoming Events
REGIONAL UPDATES
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NEWS FROM AROUND
THE REGION
Stay up to date with our roundup of planning and development news from around the region.
INTEGRATING LAND USE & TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
Despite their interconnected natures, regional land use and transportation planning are currently carried out by two completely separate entities in the Greater Madison Region. Learn how CARPC and MATPB are working towards a more integrated approach.
PREPARING FOR SPRING
PLANT DANE NOW ACCEPTING 2019 ORDERS
The Plant Dane Program provides discounted native plants to schools, non-profits, municipalities and individual residents in Dane County. Visit the Plant Dane website to learn more about the program, view available plant species, and place your order by March 20

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE GOOD HEALTH GROWS ON TREES CONFERENCE
Registration is now live for the first-ever Good Health Grows on Trees conference ! Join the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on May 30th at the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville. Register by April 30 to take advantage of the early-bird discount.

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
DANE COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL GRANTS
Each year, the Dane County Environmental Council awards grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to community organizations, school districts, and municipalities to support environmental initiatives. The 2019 application deadline is February 28.

USDA RECONNECT PROGRAM
The USDA's Rural Broadband ReConnect Program furnishes loans and grants for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. View the program factsheet for more information on available funding types and 2019 deadlines.

UPCOMING EVENTS
NEXT RPC MEETING
March 14, 2019 @ 6:15pm
City County Building Rm 351
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Madison, WI 53703