Spa Creek Conservancy (SCC) currently has five grants that are a work in progress. Here’s where each grant stands at this time.
Hawkins Cove Stream Channel Restoration Design and Permitting Documents Chesapeake Bay Trust (CBT) – $73,070 – In final stages for late summer completion.
Hawkins Cove Upland Stormwater Best Management Practices Source Runoff Reduction and Pollutant Mitigation (SWBMP). National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) – $477,506. Construction starting in two weeks. Partnering with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Annapolis READY (Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth) program to train underserved youth in watershed SWBMP job skills. This is funded through SCC at $203,000.
Hawkins Cove Stream Channel Restoration Implementation (DNR Trust Fund 2017) – $1.400,000 that was just announced for schedule start in 2017.
Headwaters Restoration and Wildlife Habitat (DNR Trust Fund 2015) – $2,833,170 – MDE, USCOE, approvals, waiting for City grading permit, and Soil Conservation District sign-off. Letters of permanent easement for future maintenance in final stages with City of Annapolis law office. Construction scheduled for later this summer/early fall.
Chesapeake Children’s Museum Ravine Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance (DNR Trust Fund 2013 renew) – Step Pools – $249,326 – Waiting for grading permit from City of Annapolis. Hope to complete by January 31st 2017.
Currently working with Southwoods, Truxtun Heights, Saltaire, and North Green communities, with hopes to start with Heritage, Germantown-Homewood, and West Winds Apartments communities later in summer or early fall.