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WRWMG Awarded a $609,434 Grant from NJDEP

Tuesday, July 19, 2022


The WRWMG has been awarded a $609,434 grant from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection for restoration work within the Wallkill River Watershed. The funding will pay for streamside reforestation projects in Sussex Borough and Wantage Township’s municipal parks, porous asphalt installation at Borough Hall in Sussex, and the continuation of the WRWMG’s agricultural program in partnership with USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Across New Jersey, the NJDEP has awarded $9.4 million dollars to fund projects that will improve water quality and help mitigate flooding resulting from climate change.  View the press release about the grant the Department awarded here.