Duke Energy is committed to environmental stewardship and supports environment and wildlife programs that protect, improve or restore natural resources, especially water and air. Application Period – July 1- August 31
Local Governments across North Carolina have received funding for projects such as:
Macon Soil and Water Conservation District (NC) Macon County Blueways Initiative – $61,625 to install five canoe launches and one stream access area at three Macon County Recreation Parks.
Tourism-Recreation Investment Partnership for Davidson County Foundation (NC) Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail – Wil-Cox Bridge/Trading Ford Recreation Area – $100,000 to increase accessibility and awareness of the Yadkin River by improving access points and amenities.
Town of Star (NC) Forks of Little River Passive Park Amenities – $30,000 to improve amenities, including construction of a picnic shelter beside the Little River and a culvert to make the hiking trail more accessible and safe.
Town of Sunset Beach (NC) Living Shoreline at Town Park – $34,950 to preserve the shoreline and provide food and shelter for aquatic and terrestrial species through use of riparian and marsh grasses and a “living shoreline.