Engaging Southern Lake Erie Community on Development of a Coastal Resilience Plan

Recipient: Conneaut Port Authority

Grant Amount: $356,990 Matching Funds: $24,484

This award will engage community members and stakeholders in identifying nature-based project opportunities to protect vital infrastructure and create additional fish and wildlife habitat along a 3-mile stretch of Lake Erie shoreline. The project will connect with the public through town-hall meetings and online communication portals and work with project stakeholders and regulatory agencies to build a coastal resilience plan for Conneaut, Ohio.

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.