Six conservation grants awarded

ALBANY COUNTY — The Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District has awarded over $145,000 to six municipalities under its 2022 Municipality Conservation Assistance Funding:
— The town of Rensselaerville received $17,100 for ditch lining and bank stabilization;

— The town of Westerlo received $30,000 for Basic Creek streambank restoration;

— The town of Guilderland got $30,000 for cured-in-place piping to repair storm drains;

— The town of Coeymans received $29,500 for streambank restoration on three roads, and a culvert replacement;

— The village of Green Island got $20,000 for a conservation improvement project at Paine Street Park; and

— The village of Ravena got $19,013.80 for culvert replacement.

 Applications were accepted for projects up to $30,000.

For more information on this program and other services offered by the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District, call 518-765-7923, email , or go online to

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