Grant application designed to continue monitoring project

Elk County Conservation District Watershed Specialist Kim Bonfardine recently reported applying for an $88,000 grant through the Elk County Community Foundation to continue the Elk County Monitoring Project.If accepted, the grant will extend the duration of the monitoring project for a couple years.The Elk County Community Foundation provides scholarships and grants to other non-profit organizations in Elk County and the surrounding communities."I did apply for another grant to continue on the Colcom [Foundation] grant," Bonfardine said. "I didn't want to have to go back and ask them again for money so soon and they do not have another grant round open right now."Pick up a copy of the Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.