Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Applications Now Being Accepted For Western PA Canoe Access Development Grants

Western PA Conservancy is now accepting applications for Canoe Access Development Grants for Western Pennsylvania.  Deadline for applications May 3.

Founded in 2008 by WPC donors and outdoor enthusiasts Roy Weil and Mary Shaw, WPC’s Canoe Access Development Fund provide grants designed to help make the region’s rivers and streams more accessible for outdoor recreation such as canoeing, kayaking and fishing.

Eligible organizations include watershed groups, conservation organizations, paddle clubs, agencies and other eligible parties to develop canoe and kayak access sites across Western Pennsylvania.

Projects in these counties would be eligible-- Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties.

For all the details, visit WPC’s Canoe Access Development Grants webpage.  Questions should be directed to Eli Long, WPC watershed manager, at or 724-471-7202, ext. 5105.

More information is available on programs, initiatives and special events at the Western PA Conservancy website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Conservancy, Like them on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter, join them on Instagram, visit the Conservancy’s YouTube Channel or add them to your network on LinkedinClick Here to support their work.

The Conservancy has helped to establish 11 state parks, conserved more than 250,000 acres of natural lands and protected or restored more than 3,000 miles of rivers and streams, maintains 132 community gardens and other green spaces that are planted with the help of more than 11,000 volunteers and the support of more than 9,000 members.

Related Article:

-- Western PA Conservancy Celebrates 90 Years Of Conservation With March 31 Webinar With Tom Saunders, President & CEO 

[Posted: March 23, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

No comments :

Post a Comment

Subscribe To Receive Updates:

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner