The intent of the Urban Green Space Program (UGS) is to provide open natural space within or in proximity to urban areas; to protect from urban development areas within or in proximity to urban areas that have scenic, ecological, or other natural value; and to provide land for noncommercial gardening for the residents of an urbanized area.

Application Deadline: May 1

Organization: WI DNR: Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program

Eligible Projects: 

  • Green space

  • Land preservation

  • Implementing water quality plans

  • Implementing master plans

  • Recreation

  • Parks

  • Shorelines

Funding Amount: Up to 50% of cost.