Stream Management Funds Available

Posted on: September 16th, 2020 by Leslie_Zucker

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

Appli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted to the pro­gram office by Wednes­day, Octo­ber 14. Elec­tron­ic sub­mis­sions are accept­ed. For more infor­ma­tion and appli­ca­tion mate­ri­als, vis­it the web­site https://ashokanstreams.org/projects-funding/.

Eli­gi­ble appli­cants include local, coun­ty, state or fed­er­al gov­ern­ment agen­cies; 501©3 orga­ni­za­tions; and sec­ondary school dis­tricts, col­leges, or uni­ver­si­ties. For-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions are eli­gi­ble to apply in the Research, Assess­ment, and Mon­i­tor­ing cat­e­go­ry only.

Please review pri­or­i­ty needs iden­ti­fied by the AWSMP in stream man­age­ment plans, the pro­gram’s annu­al action plan, and research agen­da before apply­ing.

Fund­ing is avail­able for pri­or­i­ty 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
- Increase pub­lic knowl­edge and skills for stream stew­ard­ship
- Pro­tect and enhance aquat­ic and ripar­i­an habi­tat and ecosys­tems

Please note: Replace­ment or repair of fail­ing infra­struc­ture due to aging or decay is not eli­gi­ble for fund­ing. Only the por­tion of costs asso­ci­at­ed with the enlarge­ment or improve­ment of struc­tures to meet stream man­age­ment objec­tives is eli­gi­ble for fund­ing.

Fund­ing for the Ashokan Water­shed 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 or to sched­ule a meet­ing or site vis­it, con­tact AWSMP at (845) 688‑3047.

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