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Federal Funds Available for Local Land & Water Projects

August 18th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Photo of kayaker at Greenbrier State ParkThe Maryland Department of Natural Resourcesannounced that counties and municipalities can now apply for grant funding from the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund. Local governments should submit preliminary application forms by Sept. 19.

Land and Water Conservation Fund projects must be in direct support of public outdoor recreation. Eligible proposals include the acquisition, development, and maintenance of outdoor recreational areas, facilities, and properties, including athletic fields, boat launches, fishing piers, playgrounds, trails, and more. Municipalities and counties are eligible for up to a 50% matching fund with requests capped at $1 million.

One Response to “Federal Funds Available for Local Land & Water Projects”

  1. August 18, 2019 at 4:31 pm, Clyde Bantz said:

    Funds could be used to rewater the C & O canal.

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