Posted Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The Morris County Department of Planning and Public Works, Division of Planning and Preservation, has announced that grant applications for 2015 funding of open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust are now available online at 

Any of the 39 municipalities in the county and qualified charitable conservancies are eligible to apply for grant funding, said Barbara Murray, open space program coordinator.

 Over 13,000 acres of open space have been preserved with the assistance of grant funding from the program, Murray said. The program was created in 1993.

The deadline for submitting applications and appraisals is Friday, June 19.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Morris County Division of Planning and Preservation at 973-829-8120.