Community Conservation Partnerships Program Awards Announced
Posted January 12, 2022
Congratulations to the Chester County municipalities and non-profits that were recipients of the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) awards! On December 30th, Governor Wolf announced the investment of $70 million toward 317 projects across the Commonwealth. Chester County received awards for 17 of those projects totaling over $8 million.
Chester County C2P2 award recipients inlcude:
- Atglen Borough, $250,000, Development of Atglen Borough Park.
- Chester County, $60,000, Prepare a Countywide Trail Plan.
- Chester County Commissioners Water Resource Authority, $80,000, Prepare an update to the 2002 River Conservation Plan.
- East Bradford Township, $1,200,000, Payment toward the acquisition of approximately 156 acres along Skelp Level Road for a new township park.
- East Brandywine Township, $59,800, Rehabilitation and further development of Bondsville Mill Park.
- East Pikeland Township, $607,400, Development of Hidden River Park and Preserve.
- East Vincent Township, $300,000, Development of Independence Park.
- Elk Township, $754,300, Payment toward the acquisition of approximately 162 acres along Chesterville Road for an addition to the White Clay Creek Preserve.
- Malvern Borough, $250,000, Further development of Randolph Woods Nature Preserve Park.
- New Garden Township, $250,000, Rehabilitation and further development of St. Anthony's in the Hills Park.
- New Garden Township, $582,000, Payment toward the acquisition of approximately 105 acres along McCue Road and Church Road for a new township park.
- The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County, $315,000, Payment toward a conservation and trail easement on approximately 100 acres in Kennett Township, Chester County for open space and trail connection.
- Tredyffrin Township, $1,025,000, Rehabilitation and further development of Wilson Farm Park.
- West Vincent Township, $250,000, Development of Opalanie Park.
- Westtown Township, $1,500,000, Further development of Osbourne Park.
- Willistown Conservation Trust, Inc., $500,000, Payment toward the acquisition of approximately 12 acres for an addition to the Kirkwood Preserve.
- Willistown Conservation Trust, Inc., $25,400, Further development of Rushton Woods Preserve.
- TOTAL: $8,008,900.
C2P2 grants are administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and are for projects that will create new recreational opportunities, conserve natural resources, and help revitalize local communities.
View the press release for the full listing of awards statewide.
Learn more about the Community Conservation Partnerships Program.