Webster announces grant for Lower Providence recreation, park and open space plan

WEST NORRITON, Nov. 14 – State Rep. Joe Webster announced that Lower Providence Township was awarded a $50,000 state grant to prepare a comprehensive recreation, park and open space plan for the township.

The grant was among many awarded through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program.

“Conserving open space and providing residents with recreation options promotes health and wellness and makes our communities better places to live,” said Webster, D-Montgomery. “I’m pleased to see state funding will help Lower Providence Township prepare a comprehensive plan for the future, and I’m grateful to our local elected officials for putting in the work to earn this grant.”

DCNR’s Bureau of Recreation and Conservation assists local governments, recreation and conservation organizations with funding for projects related to conservation, parks and recreation, including conservation of open space, river conservation and access, and the planning, acquisition and development of public parks. More information can be found here.