More than $373K invested in Chaleur region environmental initiatives

The provincial government has earmarked $373,200 for 12 environment-related projects in the Chaleur region.

The Daly Point Nature Reserve in Bathurst will get $25,000 to continue promoting environmental education and wetland protection.

Program coordinator Janet Doucet says the money will Daly Point reach its goal of promoting a greener tomorrow.

Bathurst-East-Nepisiguit-Saint-Isidore MLA Denis Landry says the funding will contribute to job creation, protecting the environment and raising awareness and addressing climate change.

Other organization receiving funds include the Chaleur Regional Service Commission, the City of Bathurst, Bathurst Sustainable Development, the Beresford Ecomarket and the Nepisiguit Salmon Association.