Friday, December 9, 2016

Draft Plan To Reduce Phosphorus In Lake Erie Focus Of Dec. 12 Forum In Erie

The Department of Environmental Protection and PA Sea Grant invite interested members of the public to attend the third meeting of the PA Lake Erie Environmental Forum on December 12 featuring a discussion of the draft Action Plan to meet Lake Erie phosphorus reduction targets.
The meeting will be held in Room 112 of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive Road in Erie from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The special focus topic of this meeting will be: Supporting Agricultural Sustainability in Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie Basin in particular the grape growing industry and the Pennsylvania Vested in Environmental Sustainability (VinES).  
Presentations will be made on the VinES Grower Self-Assessment Workbook, Grant Funding, and the possibilities of using grape waste by-products for electrical generation.
Representatives from Penn State Cooperative Extension, the Erie County Conservation District, DEP and Wilson Engineering will be featured speakers.  Click Here for the full agenda.
To register for the PA-LEEF meeting, please contact Marti Martz by sending email to: or call 814-217-9011 ext. 104.
For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the PA Lake Erie Forum webpage.

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