The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded grants to eight projects in Luzerne County through the agency’s 2017 Community Conservation Partnerships program.
The grants fund a variety of projects, including public parks, recreation areas, trails, river conservation and access, open space conservation and regional and state partnerships to better manage natural resources…
…Two grants went toward projects that included Luzerne County and other counties:
- $35,000 to Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc. to create a trail study for the development of about 57 miles of the Wilkes-Barre & Eastern Trail in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Monroe counties.
- $75,000 to Lackawanna County to create a bicycle network plan for Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.