Watershed Protection

USDA to provide funds for Delaware River watershed projects

Posted: Friday, February 6, 2015
Source: Pocono Record

Several new water quality projects in the Delaware River watershed will be funded through grants and funds for long-term protection projects, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday.

The projects and funding measures will be announced at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the Inn at Pocono Manor.

The local projects are part of more than 110 high-impact projects around the United States that will receive more than $370 million in grants. Locally, the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service will join the American Farmland Trust, William Penn Foundation, Stroud Water Research Center, New Jersey Conservation Foundation and others on these projects.

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