ELIZABETHTOWN - The Essex County Adirondack Garden Club is accepting applications for the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund. Established in 2005, the goal of this fund is to provide financial assistance to students, individuals, or not-for-profit organizations involved in programs to study and protect the natural environment. The Fund is limited to projects which will have an impact within the Essex County area of the Adirondack Park. Such projects would include doing field work, research or classroom work in the environmental field which will foster the conservation and preservation of the natural environment for future generations. Up to four projects may be funded annually, with the maximum grant amount of $1,000.
For an application or to receive further information, email Darcey Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 963-7957. The deadline is March 31 for grant awards to be made by the end of April.