Creek enhancement grant application due

Five urban creeks are located in Port Angeles that carry water from the foothills of the Olympics to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The City of Port Angeles wants to promote community awareness and protect and enhance these natural amenities.


The city is providing financial assistance of between $100 and $1,000 to environmental organizations for stewardship opportunities. Eligible projects include: creek restoration, riparian native vegetation and habitat enhancement, storm drain marking and other creek enhancement projects.


Program Guidelines:


• Creek Enhancement Projects must be located inside the city limits.


• Applicants must submit a project description not to exceed one page.


• Applications must be approved prior to commencement of project.    


• Applicant is responsible for obtaining all required permits, such as property rights, Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) permit, etc.


Applications will be accepted through Nov. 30 or until available funding is depleted, whichever comes sooner. All work must be completed and payment request processed by Dec. 31. Applicants will be notified regarding the status of approval or denial of applications within three weeks of the application.


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