Protecting the Land You Love

Frenchman Bay Conservancy Awarded Five Star Urban Waters Grant

Frenchman Bay Conservancy has been awarded a grant of $46,093 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for protecting natural habitat, building trails and restoring the shoreline around the Union River.

“This grant complements the work that Frenchman Bay Conservancy is doing in partnership with the Garden Club of Ellsworth and others through the Ellsworth Green Plan,” said Aaron Dority, executive director of Frenchman Bay Conservancy. “The residents of Ellsworth have voiced their support for open space conservation and walking trails along the Union River. We’re looking forward to working with the City and our partners to use this grant and make these projects happen.”

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