2 Allegany county recreation projects will benefit from about $60K in grant funds from DNR’s Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Land and Water Conservation Fund provides 50% matching grants to state and local governments to benefit or acquire public outdoor or recreation facilities. To date, more than 400 projects have been funded in Maryland, totaling about $90M in funds.
A DNR Press Release recently announced two projects to receive grant funds in Allegany County:
Town of Barton — Hill Street Little League Baseball Field Improvements:
$32,750 will go toward rebuilding baseball dugouts, renovating bleachers, and improving the parking lot and access road.
City of Frostburg — Hoffman Park Trail and Nature Playground:
$27,000 will go toward constructing a new natural playground and additional natural trails.
Applications for parks and recreation grants for Fiscal Year 2021 through the Land and Water Conservation Fund will be accepted beginning Aug. 1.