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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-54



Community Conservation Partnerships Program Grants; Schedule of Grant Workshops

[43 Pa.B. 225]
[Saturday, January 12, 2013]

 The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) announces the 2013 open application period for the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (Program) Grants administered by the Bureau of Recreation and Conservation (Bureau). The open application period opened January 9, 2013, and will end at 4 p.m. on April 10, 2013. Depending on the funding source, eligible applicants include Commonwealth municipalities and appropriate nonprofit organizations.

 Applications must be submitted electronically through the Environmental eGrants System available at No paper, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Grant information, project guidance documents, program policies and application instructions are available online at For assistance with the Environmental eGrants System, call the Department's Grants Customer Service Center at (800) 326-7734 or e-mail

 Grant assistance from the Department helps communities in this Commonwealth and organizations plan, acquire and develop recreation, park and trail facilities and conserve open space. The Bureau administers the Program which combines several State and Federal funding sources including the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund, Environmental Stewardship Fund, Pennsylvania Recreation Trails Program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

 In 2013, the Program will focus on making grant awards that advance local recreation and conservation priorities and implement the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (see priorities include: sustainable and green parkdevelopment and planning; trails that close gaps in major Statewide greenways and regionally significant trails and planning to help communities become bicycle and pedestrian friendly; land conservation to protect critical habitat, conserve connectors between public lands or conserve urban green space; Rivers Conservation Plan implementation of water trail enhancements and improvement of public access; emerging trends including connecting youth to nature, community parks that feature green amenities such as gardens, off-leash dog parks, skate parks, and the like; and established Statewide and regional partnerships that build capacity to promote outdoor recreation and conservation of natural and heritage resources.

 Free grants workshops are scheduled at the following locations throughout this Commonwealth, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., focusing on the Department's greening emphasis, how to develop a competitive and ready to go project and changes to the 2013 Grants Program:

 February 6, 2013—Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus: Fire Academy, Conshohocken

 February 13, 2013—Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Administration Building, Enola

 February 20, 2013—Luzerne County Community College, Education Conference Center, Nanticoke

 February 26, 2013—Franklin Park Borough, Blueberry Hill Park Activity Center, Franklin Park

 February 27, 2013—Clarion University, James Gemmell Student Complex, Clarion

 In addition, the Department will host a webinar on the grant program on March 6, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 To register for these workshops and webinar, go to http: // =24.

 Persons with a disability who wish to submit an application and require assistance should contact Darrel Siesholtz at (717) 787-7672 to discuss how the Department may best accommodate their needs. Voice/TTY users should call (800) 654-5984.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-54. Filed for public inspection January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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