Do you have a stream, creek, or pond on your property, but few or no trees alongside it? Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (ASWP) has funding available to plant riparian buffers – trees and shrubs located along bodies of water – on private and public land.
ASWP is looking for locations that have:
This opportunity is supported with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Community Conservation and Partnerships Program.
Financial assistance is available for farms (any size) or forested land (with at least one acre of forest) within the Buffalo Creek Watershed to help landowners to implement conservation practices.
For more information on how to apply, contact:
Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, Armstrong Conservation District, Butler County Conservation District, Duquesne University, PA/NJ Chapter of the American Chestnut Society, and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy partnered to secured $1.17M in funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program to make this resource available for Buffalo Creek landowners.
Do you live, work, or play in the Buffalo Creek Watershed and have a conservation project in mind? We want to hear from you! The Buffalo Creek Coalition includes conservation, education, recreation, and community organizations that are available to partner with you to help secure resources to protect and enhance this unique region.
Example projects include: