Wild and Scenic Community Grants are now available! Top values of the Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers include land acquisition or management activities, free flowing rivers, water quality, ecosystems, hydrology/geology, cultural and scenic/recreation. Reimbursing costs associated with appraising or closing on conservation properties are acceptable. Grant awards up to $4,000 are available and applications are due December 29th, 2022. Eligible applicants include non-profits, municipalities, and many others. Eligible locations are within the watershed towns, including Exeter, Charlestown, Hopkinton, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich and Westerly in Rhode Island, North Stonington, Sterling, Stonington and Voluntown in Connecticut. For details and the application, visit WPWildRivers.org under “Community Grants.” For further information or to connect with a representative appointed to the Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Council, contact Coordinator Kassi Donnelly at WPWildRivers@WPWA.org.
See WPWildRivers.org under Community Grants for full application and details.