• Vt. offers $120K in watershed grants
    October 28,2012
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    The state of Vermont is taking applications for grants to help protect and restore the state’s watersheds.

    This year, $120,000 is available for grants of up to $15,000.

    The money is available to municipalities, government agencies and nonprofit and citizen groups for work such as protecting or restoring water quality, shorelines or fish and wildlife habitats.

    Rick Hopkins of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation said in light of the damage from Tropical Storm Irene and other flooding, the state is interested in projects that put in place practical measures or involve education on stream habitat protection, restoration, flood resiliency and related topics.

    The deadline to apply is Dec. 7. An application guide and forms are available on the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources website.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    Michael Chadwick adores karate, but the 27-year-old with cerebral palsy needs a lift to get into... Full Story
    BENNINGTON — The Vermont Department of Health has slightly altered its health advisory for PFOA... Full Story
    MOUNT TABOR — Vermont State Police said a two-vehicle crash on Route 7 sent a juvenile female to... Full Story
    More Articles