DEC Awards Grants

Provides funds for land trusts

The state Department of Environmental Conservation last month announced $3.375 million in conservation grants for 51 nonprofit land trusts.

Organizations in the Mid-Hudson region received $744,000, including $68,000 to the Hudson Highlands Land Trust; $21,375 to the Putnam County Land Trust; $13,500 to the Dutchess Land Conservancy; $27,302 to the Teatown Lake Reservation; and $100,000 to the Westchester Land Trust.

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