the spring of 2015, the
Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District started administration of the
Phillips Lake Watershed Protection Project-
Phase II "319" grant from the Maine
Department of Environmental Protection to continue our
nonpoint source pollution iwork in the Phillips Lake watershed.
The grant helps to pay for projects on private roads, town roads, and at
private residences and provides free technical assistance for road, driveway,
and erosion issues from the Conservation District (normally $50/hr).
Phillips Lake watershed residents are also serving on the Steering
Committee to help guide education and outreach efforts in the watershed.
grant goes through the fall of 2016.
more information on this grant, please call the
District office at 667-8663.
for this project, in part, was provied by the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. The funding is
admnistered by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in partnership
with EPA. EPA does not endorse any commercial products or services
All programs and services of the Hancock County Soil & Water
Conservation District are offered on a nondiscriminatory bases without regard to
race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political
beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. Persons
who require alternative means of communication of program information should
contact USDA’s Target Center at (207) 720-2600. To file a complaint of
discrimination, write to USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326W
Whitten Bldg. 14th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410, or
call (292) 720-5964.