2016 Zuck Riparian Preserve - Knox County Park District

Problem Description

The Knox County Park District is requesting financial assistant to acquire 14.5 acres of property and riparian corridor along the Kokosing State Scenic River.  The property acquisition will protect this environmentally sensitive area from future development and degradation.

Solution Description

The property acquisition will ensure the perpetual protection and conservation of an ecologically important riparian area along the Kokosing River.  The preserved forested floodplain provides critical water quantity and water quality functions, as well as important wildlife habitat.

Grant Funding

Total Project Cost:    $204,931
Requested Grant:    $140,000
Grant Awarded:    $100,000

Location Information

Activity Log

The grant was approved by the Board of Directors on Feb. 19, 2016.

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