Friday, November 17, 2017

Berks County Master Watershed Stewards Receive County Award

Penn State Extension’s Berks County Master Watershed Stewards have received the “Conservation Service Organization of the Year” award from the Berks County Conservation District.
The award was conferred during the Conservation District’s 70th anniversary celebration, featuring “A Bite of Berks” on October 23.
The Master Watershed Steward program is in its first year in Berks County and consists of 23 citizen-scientist volunteers who provide water education to the public. The program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 class of volunteers.
Interested people may contact coordinator Karin Wulkowicz by sending email to: or calling 610-378-1327 or visit the Berks County Master Watershed Stewards webpage.
Currently, 13 counties across Pennsylvania are host to the Master Watershed Stewards Program. Questions about becoming involved in other counties should be directed to state coordinator Erin Frederick by sending email to: or call 610-391-9840.
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(Reprinted from the latest Watershed Winds newsletter from Penn State Extension.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

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