Environmental education grant available
BLOOMING GROVE, PA — The Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) is offering a $500 Environmental Education Project grant opportunity to Pike County teachers or youth organizations to fund a project that complements the district’s mission.
PCCD is committed to natural resource conservation through leadership, education, technical assistance, planning and enforcement to ensure the long-term protection and sustainable use of Pike County’s natural resources and implementation of environmentally sound development and land-use practices.This environmental education project grant has provided funding since 2005 to all three school districts in Pike County and hundreds of students with a variety of projects including providing crayfish sampling equipment, a native plant garden installation and a “trout in the classroom” project. The deadline for applications is May 3 for projects starting in the fall. To obtain an application or if you have questions regarding the grant, contact PCCD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570/226-8220, or visit the district website www.pikeconservation.org.