Stream Management Funding Available

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by Leslie_Zucker

The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram is accept­ing appli­ca­tions for stream man­age­ment projects in the Ashokan water­shed. 

Fund­ing pri­or­i­ties include projects to:
— 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 and skills for stream stew­ard­ship.

Research and mon­i­tor­ing projects will be fund­ed through a sep­a­rate request for pro­pos­als in Novem­ber 2017.

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 at this time.

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted to the pro­gram office by 4:30pm, Fri­day, Octo­ber 13, 2017. For appli­ca­tion mate­ri­als, vis­it the web­site https://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.  

For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact AWSMP at (845) 688‑3047.

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