Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Penn State Master Watershed Stewards Now Holding Info Meetings For Prospective Volunteers in 5 Counties

Interested in volunteering to become a Master Watershed Steward?  Learn more by attending one of the upcoming information meetings in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon or York counties.
Volunteers help improve the health of waterways throughout the state of Pennsylvania. This free public information meeting will introduce the training program and volunteer requirements for the registrant's respective county.
Master Watershed Stewards--
-- Organize educational events, workshops, and community walks
-- Plant trees
-- Restore streams and sample water quality
-- Host stream and trash clean-ups
-- Design demonstration rain gardens
-- Advocate for clean waters and environmental justice
-- Work with municipal officials to plant native meadows
Information meetings are being held--
-- Cumberland County: January 14, 7:00 p.m. Click Here to RSVP
-- Cumberland County: January 28, 7:00 p.m. Click Here to RSVP
-- Dauphin County: January 14, 7:00 p.m. Click Here to register
-- Lancaster County: January 21, 7:00 p.m. Click Here to register
-- Lebanon County: January 8, 7:00 p.m. Click Here to register
-- York County: December 9, 6:30 p.m.  Click Here to register
Don’t see your county?  The Master Watershed Steward Program is active in a growing number of counties, including-- Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Wyoming and York counties.
Contact them to find out more through your local Penn State Extension Office or learn more by visiting the Master Watershed Steward webpage.  Questions can be directed to Erin Frederick at 610-391-9840 or send email to:
Click Here to subscribe to a variety of Penn State Extension resources.
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[Posted: November 20, 2019]

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