Streamkeepers Grant Offered in Memory of Longtime WC Professor

January 17, 2019

Fred Anliot Championed Clean Water, Healthy Environment

Dr. S. Fredrik Anliot, emeritus professor of biology, worked to enhance the quality of the environment in southwest Ohio during both his 35 years on Wilmington College’s faculty and subsequent retirement. The Clinton Streamkeepers are offering grants from a fund named in Anliot’s memory as a means for others to continue his work.

PICTURED: Dr. S. Fredrik Anliot takes a class to WC’s Hazard Arboretum in the mid-1990s.

This endowed fund offers restricted gifts for the improvement of water quality in the Little Miami River and its tributaries in Clinton and Greene counties. The grant funding is available for various amounts for projects related to water quality including, but not limited to: stream cleanups, monitoring, buffer strips, wetland restorations and other habitat work.

Anliot died in December 2012 and included the basis of the grant funding in his estate plans. He studied the watershed extensively, authoring articles and the book, The Vascular Flora of Glen Helen, Clifton Gorge and John Bryan State Park.

Organizations that may receive the grant can include, but are not limited to, civic groups, environmental organizations, nonprofits, schools or educational institutions, and watershed groups.

The grant application is due April 1, with grants being awarded around April 15. More information, including a downloadable application can be found at Applications should be submitted either via email to or by mail to Clinton Streamkeepers, c/o Clinton County Foundation, P.O. Box 831, Wilmington, OH 45177. More information is available by contacting