Clean Ohio Round 13 is Underway!

Aug 29, 2018

Calling all Mahoning and Trumbull County political subdivisions and Nonprofit organizations who are looking to acquire and preserve land in its natural state and/or restore a stream. Round 13 of the Clean Ohio Fund is underway and ready to accept pre-applications!  All district and application information can be found on Eastgate’s website at http://www.eastgatecog.org/environmental-planning/CleanOhio. The pre application deadline is 3pm on Friday, October 5th, 2018. A total of $1,324,461 is available in Round 13

The Clean Ohio Fund funds the protection and preservation of open space, stream corridors, and sensitive ecological areas in perpetuity.  Why preserve Green Space or restore a stream? The following items provides some solid reasons to contemplate:

Green Space benefits:

  • Water and air purification
  • Soil, water, and nutrient stability
  • Erosion control and runoff prevention
  • Temperature modification
  • Stress reduction

Stream Restoration

  • Promotes stream bank stability
  • Decreased property loss due to erosion
  • Restores healthy aquatic life
  • Increase beneficial use in streams (paddling, fishing)

For more information please contact Stephanie Dyer, program liaison, at sdyer@eastagtecog.org or (234) 254-1520.