DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Pilot Riparian Forested Buffer Grant Program
[46 Pa.B. 4208]
[Saturday, July 30, 2016]
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) will launch a PILOT grant program on August 1, 2016. The Department's Riparian Forested Buffer Program (Program) will provide financial assistance in the form of reimbursable grants to local governments, nonprofits and educational organizations to identify locations in need of riparian forested buffers and to design, establish, monitor and maintain those buffers. Applicants are encouraged to include multifunctional buffers in project proposals.
Funding will be provided to applicants on a competitive basis with a minimum grant award of $50,000 and a 50/50 match requirement (cash or noncash). The application period will be open from August 1, 2016, to mid-September. For more information or to apply for these grants, visit the Department's web site at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/yourwoods/streambuffers/riparianbuffergrant. Additional questions regarding this Program should be directed to Kelly Rossiter at (717) 772-3319.
CINDY ADAMS DUNN,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1313. Filed for public inspection July 29, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]
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