Rep. Karen Boback announced yesterday that Exeter Township, Wyoming County, and Dallas Township, Luzerne County have been awarded Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants.
Exeter Township will receive $40,000 for improvements to George R. Hock Memorial Park. Projected improvements include construction of kayak launch, parking area and pedestrian walkways, as well as ADA access.
Dallas Township will receive a $200,000 grant for further development of Dallas Township Park. Work to improve the park includes construction of nature play area, parking area, pedestrian walkway and storm water management measures, installation of nature play equipment, ADA access and landscaping.
“This is fantastic news for Dallas and Exeter townships,” said Boback. “I applaud the efforts of all concerned in working to secure these grants, and I am so pleased to see this much-needed aid which will enhance our communities and the quality of life of our residents.”
The Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP) is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Recreation and Conservation to provide financial and technical assistance to local governments, river and trail organizations, land trusts, and other nonprofits for planning, acquisition and development of park, recreation, conservation and greenway projects