Bizzarro announces more than $60,000 coming to Erie

HARRISBURG, April 21 – State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro announced will receive grants totaling $63,083 from the state's Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.

“The great outdoors have given our community a reprieve from the difficulties of this past year and I am always happy to see state dollars come back to Erie. Investing in maintaining and improving outdoor space helps keep Erie healthy and thriving,” Bizzarro said.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will use their $63,083 grant to aid with invasive species control on high priority sites in Northwestern Pennsylvania including Erie County.

The Commonwealth Financing Authority’s GTRP funds planning, acquisition, development, rehabilitation and repair of greenways, recreational trails, open space, parks and beautification projects.