Delaware Watershed Stream Management Implementation Program Grant

The Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting Pre-Applications for the 2017 Stream Management Implementation Program grants within the New York City Watershed. This locally developed grant program was designed to help our community implement projects and programs recommended in the Stream Corridor Management Plans for the East and West Branch Delaware River. Municipalities, schools and not-for-profit organizations are invited to submit up to two (2) Pre-Applications by November 3, 2017 for projects or programs that are supported by the Stream Corridor Management Plan recommendations.

To be considered, potential projects or programs must promote good stream stewardship and relate to the goals of the Stream Corridor Management Plans. Programs may include but are not limited to: education, outreach, training, workshops, newsletters, public meetings, school programs, stream clean-ups, volunteer plantings, educational kiosks, planning and assessment, outreach materials, or stream celebration activities.

The pre-application is available here or contact Stream Program Technician Jessica Patterson in the Walton office at 607-865-5223 or by email jessica-rall@dcswcd.org. For assistance with grant writing please contact Delaware County Planning Department Director Shelly Johnson-Bennett at 607-832-5444 or by email shelly.johnson@co.delaware.ny.us.

Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Stream Management Program is a partnership between the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the Delaware County Planning Department.