Governor, DEM Director to Announce Open Space Grants
$4.3 million in grants will be awarded on Wednesday.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will award 15 grants totaling $4.3 million to communities, land trusts, and conservation organizations that will protect 900 acres of open space and farmland throughout the state.
A number of state and municipal officials and representatives of land trusts and non-profit organizations will attend the 2 p.m. grant announcement ceremony in the Governor’s State Room today.