Building Community Capacity for Restoration in the Arthur Kill-Upper Bay Watershed

Recipient: Weequahic Park Association

Grant Amount: $685,339 Matching Funds: $107,630

This award will implement forest and wetland restoration, along with stormwater mitigation, in Newark's South Ward and the wider watershed. The project will build capacity for the Greater Neighborhood Alliance New Jersey, enhancing local resilience knowledge and efforts to conserve vital habitats for the community's benefit.

For more information on the grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage. For more information on the National Coastal Resilience Fund, visit National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s website.