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Boating Infrastructure Grants

The State of West Virginia is working on a BIG (Boating Infrastructure Grant) proposal which should put docks for transient, non-trailerable boats at Morgantown and Star City. We don't have details, our best information is in this Dominion Post article.

Progess on the BIG Grant for the Upper Mon in West Virginia has been slow. We have been asking why.

UMRA 17 December 2004 letter to Governor Elect Joe Manchin

10 November 2004 - Mollohan to UMRA - Status of BIG grant

29 April 2004 - Mollohan to UMRA - Status of BIG grant

15 April 2004 - UMRA to Mollohan - Status of Boating Infrastructure Grant

Our Pennsylvania friends are also working towards BIG funding for docks north of the state line. Here are some messages providing a general outline of progress:

Proposal for Point Marion Transient Marina Facility

National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program - Encouragement and Support for the Point Marion Marina Proposal

Monongahela River Recreation Committee, Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce - Support for Pt. Marion BIG Project

UMRA - Support for Point Marion BIG Project