Funding is now available for government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, and universities to implement stream projects in the Ashokan Reservoir watershed located in northwest Ulster County. The watershed includes the Esopus Creek and Bushkill streams.
The Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program (AWSMP) makes grants available for stream-related education, planning, flood mitigation, infrastructure, and restoration projects. Approximately $500,000 is available this funding round. Applications are due by Wednesday, October 12.
For more information on Stream Management Implementation Program (SMIP) grants and application materials, visit: https://ashokanstreams.org/