Five Star Urban Waters Grants Awarded to Projects in Southern California
The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:
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- With support from EPA, community-led projects will restore urban waters and streams, address water quality in priority watersheds
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Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced grants to the Los Angeles Audubon Society and San Diego-based Outdoor Outreach to engage youth in habitat restoration projects.
The Los Angeles Audubon Society and Outdoor Outreach were two of 46 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program grants awarded this year, totaling $1.7 million, to restore wildlife habitat and urban waters in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Grantees have committed an additional $4.4 million in local project support, generating a total conservation investment of more than $6.1 million. This program supports community partnerships that conserve wildlife and restore river, wetland, riparian, forest and coastal ecosy...