Bay Area Wilderness Training: South Bay Growth

$15,000

open space authority funds contributed to project

2018

project awarded

The Authority contributed funds to help Bay Area Wilderness Training expand its services in Santa Clara County to conduct South Bay focused outdoor leadership training courses, bolster partnerships in Santa Clara County, and provide outdoor trip support though the Milpitas free Gear Library. This project will increase the number of Santa Clara County outdoor trips for youth.
Award Date:
May 24, 2018
Program:
Measure Q Environmental Education Grant Program
Location:
Various locations countywide

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