Through the state's Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities program, Salem was one of the seven communities that were awarded a total of $2.7 million.
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Programs that provide access to a variety of recreational pursuits that meet the athletic and leisure time needs of individuals.
Programs that develop, maintain, and make available park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. Amusement Parks; Arenas; Baseball Stadiums; Basketball Arenas; Beaches; Boathouses; Caverns; Caves; Dude Ranches; Equestrian Centers; Football Stadiums; Harbors; Hot Springs; Ice Hockey Arenas; Ice Skating Rinks; Lakes & Ponds; Marinas; Mineral Baths; Mountain Climbing Areas; Olympics Facilities; Polo Fields; Pool Halls; Private Hunting Reserves; Recreational Clubs; Skate Parks; Ski Areas; Soccer Stadiums; Spectator Sports Facilities; Waterfalls Golf Courses Programs that develop, maintain, and operate golf courses.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is setting up its new Green Climate Fund to “provide support to developing countries to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”