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Free Workshops, Webinars Explain DCNR's C2P2 Grant Program

Wednesday October 18th, 2017
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, will host workshops in November across the commonwealth to explain the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2).
 
The C2P2 grant program’s application period will open January 23, 2018, and close April 12, 2018. These grants are funded through a variety of sources, including the Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund; Environmental Stewardship Fund; Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program; and Land and Water Conservation Fund.
 
Each workshop’s second half will have breakout sessions on the following topics:
 
• community recreation planning;
 
• community recreation development;
 
• trail planning, acquisition, and development; and
 
• land acquisition for recreation and/or conservation.
 
Following are the dates and locations for the workshops:
 
NOV 8 - Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke
 
NOV 14 - Trinity Point Church of God, Clarion, Clarion County
 
NOV 15 - Hampton Twp. Community Center, Allison Park, Allegheny County
 
NOV 16 - Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell 
 
NOV 21 - Penn Stater Hotel and Convention Center, State College, Centre County
 
Workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. To register, go to http://events.dcnr.pa.gov.
 
Following are the dates and titles of the webinars:
 
DEC 13 - DCNR Grants for Recreation, Conservation, Trail, and Riparian Buffer Projects
 
JAN 11 - DCNR’s Statewide and Regional Partnership Grant Program
 
The webinars will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information about the webinars or registering, contact Jim Young at (717) 783-2712 or jwyoung@pa.gov.