DEP Awards Grant for Snitz Creek

On October 7th, the Department of Environmental Protection awarded $4.9 million in EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Grants to 23 projects that will help communities and the state's environment by restoring…

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The Quittapahilla Watershed Association

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Written by Michael Schroeder The masthead on the website of the Quittapahilla Watershed Association reads as thus ... “Dedicated to cleaner water flowing from the Quittie to the Swatara to…

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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch
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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch

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The 2020 Gerald L. Miller Outstanding Volunteer Award – which under normal circumstances would have been presented at our Annual Banquet in March – was presented to chapter member Jim Rauch on…

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The Next Step in the Fight for Bristol Bay
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The Next Step in the Fight for Bristol Bay

The fight against the proposed Pebble mine has reached another critical milestone with the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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Benefits of Large Woody Debris in Streams
Large woody debris is seen here helping to stabilize a streambank. Photo: Danielle Rhea

Benefits of Large Woody Debris in Streams

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by: Danielle Rhea, Water Resources Educator, Penn State Extension Large wood provides multiple benefits in stream systems such as stabilized streambanks, improved floodplain connectivity, and more diverse aquatic habitat. Large…

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