Stream cleanup grants available from TWRA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has grants available to help groups clean up streams.

There are five grants of $1,000 each available to schools, youth groups, civic organizations and other nonprofits. The money can be used to buy rakes, work gloves, trash bags and the like to use in cleanup and planting projects along creeks and rivers in Tennessee.

TWRA will accept project proposals through June 15. The funds must be used and a report submitted within the next fiscal year.

Information is available from David McKinney of TWRA by emailing Dave.McKinney(at) or calling (615) 781-6577.