The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting grant applications for projects that benefit the state’s fish and wildlife. The grants, funded through the state’s Aquatic Land Enhancement Account, provide reimbursement for organizations and individuals who conduct volunteer projects that conserve fish and wildlife or promote public appreciation of fish and wildlife. Projects funded through the problem include habitat restoration, research, education and outreach, facility development and artificial production. WDFW expects to award $180,000 in grants. Deadline for applications is Feb. 29, 2012. Applications and more information can be found here: http://wdfw.wa.gov/grants/alea/index.html or by calling WDFW at 360-902-2700.