Friday, April 23, 2021

DEP Provides March/April Update On PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Progress

The latest
Healthy Waters newsletter from DEP provides the latest update on local and state initiatives to implement the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan featuring articles on--

-- EPA, NFWF Fund Projects To Improve Water Quality In PA Portion Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed

-- National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Accepting Applications For Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants

-- Watershed Restoration Funding Available From Commonwealth Financing Authority

-- Farm Families Partner With Dept. Of Agriculture To Protect 26 More Farms, 2,370 Acres From Future Development

-- PA Conservation Reserve & Enhancement Program Enrolled Over 1,000 Acres In 2020

-- Countywide Clean Water Action Plan Partners Kick Off ‘Year of Action’

-- County Progress Reports: Bedford, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Union, York

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PA Chesapeake Bay Plan 

For more information on Pennsylvania’s plan, visit DEP’s Chesapeake Bay Office webpage.

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.

Related Articles:

-- Gov. Wolf, Chesapeake Conservancy & Partners Announce Initiative To Restore 30 Agriculturally Impaired Streams By 2030; Recognized Champions Of Chesapeake 

-- Commonwealth Financing Authority Announces $15+ Million In Act 13 Funding For 135 Environmental, Water Infrastructure Projects

-- PennVEST Announces Investment Of $117 Million For 25 Water Infrastructure Projects In 19 Counties; Approves PFAS Funding Program 

-- Gov. Wolf Announces $459,823 In Grants To Support Local Environmental Education Projects  Across The State

-- DEP: Celebrates Earth Day By Starting To Accept Applications For $22.5 Million In Growing Greener, Section 319 Water Quality Grants

-- PA Lake Management Society Accepting Applications For Lake, Reservoir Water Quality Improvement Mini Grants

-- DCNR, Fish & Boat Commission Highlight Stream Buffers For Role In Protecting Water Quality At Planting In Juniata County

-- Penn State Extension: Take A Walk With A Master Watershed Steward And Learn About Your Watershed 

--  Penn State Extension Water Team Invites You For Stormwater BMP Walk In Cumberland, Westmoreland Counties 

-- Learn How To Certify Your Property As Watershed-Friendly 

--  Penn State Extension Water Team Goes Live On Facebook (And On Demand) 

-- Penn State Extension: Total Maximum Daily Loading Plan - A Watershed Stewardship Opportunity

-- Chesapeake Bay Commission, Chesapeake Legal Alliance Host May 19 Webinar On How Structure Of State Governments Influences Chesapeake Bay Policy Making 

-- The GIANT Company, Keep PA Beautiful Partner On Healing The Planet Grants, Applications Accepted Starting June 1

[Posted: April 23, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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