Monday, October 10, 2016

Penn State Berks County Master Watershed Steward Program Seeking Volunteers

The Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program in Berks County is seeking volunteers to participate in training the first class in Spring of 2017.
Individuals with an interest in the environment, a willingness to learn more and most importantly, a strong desire to make a difference in the community can be Watershed Stewards.
Whether you are a teacher, an accountant, a construction worker, a homemaker, a student, or have another background, you can become involved.
An information session on the program will be held January 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road in Leesport.
The 2017 training program will begin on March 16 and continue on subsequent Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through mid-June. The sessions will be held at partnering environmental organizations, including Berks Nature and the Berks County Conservation District.
For more information, Click Here to view a flyer on the program, or contact Karin Wulkowicz, Berks County Master Watershed Steward Coordinator at 610-378-1327 ext. 221 or send email to:
Watershed Stewards In Other Counties
The Penn State Master Watershed Stewards Program is also available in these counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Wyoming, and York.
Click Here to see the status of other counties seeking volunteers for 2017 training programs.
For more information on the program generally, and an application form, visit the Penn State Master Watershed Stewards Programs webpage.
If you live in the participating counties or would like to establish a program in your county, contact Erin Frederick at 610-391-9840 or send email to:

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