watershed initiative

$250,000 Wal-Mart Donation Supports Water for Texas

Article: $250,000 Wal-Mart Donation Supports Water for Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, November 19, 2008 (ENS) – The Wal-Mart Foundation today donated $250,000 to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation to fund a new watershed restoration initiative on the Colorado River. The funding will be used to help landowners improve water quality and quantity and to control invasive saltcedar bushes that block and alter watercourses.…

Grants Worth $1.2 Million Propel Elizabeth River Restoration

Article: Grants Worth $1.2 Million Propel Elizabeth River Restoration

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – Funding to remove contaminated sediment from a river at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and help reduce toxics and nutrients in stormwater runoff was presented to the Elizabeth River Project Thursday after the group was chosen in two separate grant competitions. EPA Regional Administrator Donald Welsh…