Stream Management Funding Available

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by Leslie_Zucker

The AWSMP is accept­ing appli­ca­tions for stream man­age­ment projects in the Ashokan water­shed. Fund­ing pri­or­i­ties include projects that improve water qual­ity and enhance stream sta­bil­ity; pro­tect or improve stream infra­struc­ture; enhance stream access and recre­ation; plan and imple­ment flood haz­ard mit­i­ga­tion; and increase pub­lic knowl­edge, skills and infor­ma­tion about stream stew­ard­ship. Research and mon­i­tor­ing projects will be funded through a sep­a­rate request for pro­pos­als to be issued in June.

Eli­gi­ble appli­cants include local, county, state or fed­eral gov­ern­ment agen­cies; 501©3 orga­ni­za­tions; and sec­ondary school dis­tricts, col­leges, or uni­ver­si­ties. For-profit activ­i­ties are not eli­gi­ble for funding.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted to the pro­gram office by 4:30pm, Mon­day, April 17, 2017. For appli­ca­tion mate­ri­als, visit the web­site http://ashokanstreams.org/projects-funding/.

Fund­ing for the Stream Man­age­ment Imple­men­ta­tion Pro­gram is pro­vided by the NYC Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion and admin­is­tered by Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of Ulster County.

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