Tuesday, November 17, 2020

DEP November Newsletter Updates Chesapeake Bay Program Implementation

November Chesapeake Bay Implementation newsletter is now available from the Department of Environmental Protection featuring these articles--

-- DCNR, Partners Work To Improve Forest Conditions In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

-- Adams, Franklin, Lancaster, York Counties Reached 1-Year Milestone Of County Clean Water Plans, DEP Works With Tier 2 Counties

-- Providing Assistance To Tier 3 & 4 Counties, Online County Clean Water Planning Course Available

-- Status of Reporting And Data Initiatives

-- Update On Funding Assistance Awarded and Available

-- County-Specific Progress Updates: Adams, Bedford, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, York Counties

-- Congress reauthorized Chesapeake Bay Program in America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

Click Here to sign up for your own copy of the newsletter.

PA Chesapeake Bay Plan

For more information on how Pennsylvania plans to meet its Chesapeake Bay cleanup obligations, visit DEP’s PA’s Phase 3 Watershed Implementation Plan webpage. 

Click Here for a summary of the steps the Plan recommends.

How Clean Is Your Stream?

DEP’s Interactive Report Viewer allows you to zoom in on your own stream or watershed to find out how clean your stream is or if it has impaired water quality using the latest information in the draft 2020 Water Quality Report.

(Photo: York County Master Watershed Stewards plant stream buffer at Little Creek Community Park.)

(Reprinted from the November DEP Chesapeake Bay Implementation newsletter.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

Related Articles:

-- Growing Greener Coalition Urges General Assembly, Governor To Reject Any Budget Proposal That Undermines Dedicated Funding For Community-Driven Conservation Projects 

-- PA Assn. Of Conservation Districts Accepting Applications For Multifunctional Riparian Buffer Grants From Conservation Districts

-- Buffer Certificate Course, Scholarships Now Available From Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals 

[Posted: November 17, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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