Pike Conservation District Grant Applications Open

By Margaret Allen
The Pike County Conservation District is accepting applications for a $500 Environmental Education Project Grant from teachers and youth organizations in the county. Projects should support the District's Mission to conserve and protect Pike County's natural resources. They can include but are not limited to the use of audio, visual, or other media to address local environmental issues or concerns, habitat rehabilitation, native plant gardens, and land use demonstration models. Since 2005 the program has reached over 3,000 students creating projects such as The Overuse of Plastic Bags, nature trail signage, the Lehman Intermediate Outdoor Station, and more. The application form, along with more information is on the website The deadline to apply is Monday May 3rd.