Thursday, November 21, 2019

Coldwater Heritage Partnership Now Accepting Applications For Coldwater Conservation Grants

The Coldwater Heritage Partnership is now accepting applications for its 2020 Coldwater Conservation Grants Program.  The deadline to apply is January 17.
Eligible entities are watershed associations, land trusts, sportsman groups, educational institutions, conservancies, Conservation Districts, municipalities, and PA Trout Unlimited Chapters.
There are two types of grant opportunities available:
-- Planning – up to $5,000: Funds available for: data collection, identifying potential threats, problems, opportunities, plan of action creation, community awareness.
-- Implementation – up to $8,000: Funds available for: equipment, materials, meeting expenditures, construction activities and other services to implement conservation plan recommendations.  
The Coldwater Heritage Partnership provides leadership, coordination, technical assistance, and funding support for the evaluation, conservation and protection of Pennsylvania's cold-water streams.
It is a partnership between the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, The Foundation for PA Watersheds, PA Council of Trout Unlimited and the Fish and Boat Commission.
For all the details, visit the Coldwater Conservation Grants webpage.  Questions should be directed to Rachel Kester, Program Director, PA Council of Trout Unlimited by sending email to: or calling 814-359-5233.
(Photo: Project in the West Branch of Crum Creek, Chester County.)
Other Watershed Grant Opportunities
Here are several other grant programs accepting applications for watershed restoration projects--
(Photo: Project in the West Branch of Crum Creek, Chester County.)
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[Posted: November 21, 2019]

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