Ohio EPA Section 319 Grant
Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners, Big Creek Connects, Mill Creek Watershed Partnership, and West Creek Conservancy collaboratively received a Section 319 grant totaling $25,000. The award will be split between the four organizations to fund updates to the Non-Point Source Pollution Implementation Strategic (NPS-IS) Plan as the watersheds transition from a Watershed Action Plan to the NPS-IS.
Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Dominion 2016 Watershed Mini Grant Program
The nonprofit Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC), in partnership with Dominion, launched a Watershed Mini Grant program to serve working watershed groups throughout the state. TCWP received a very generous award totaling $1,100 to host the Streetsboro Tree Steward Program: Right Tree, Right Place to educate residents about the benefits of trees for stormwater pollution control and to plant a tree at the Streetsboro Police Station as a stormwater control measure.
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Service Agreement
NEORSD entered into contract with TCWP in the amount of $35,000 to support stormwater and water quality efforts in the watershed communities. A portion of this service agreement provided funding for the watershed coordinator and other contracted positions that helped TCWP serve our communities. This service agreement also helped fund educational outreach to public officials and collaboration efforts to conserve important land parcels.