Sunday, May 16, 2021

May 17 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The May 17 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

25 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

DCNR Blog: Celebrating 50 Years Of The People's Right To A Clean Environment

PA Environmental Defense Foundation: A Review Of Where We Are Today On The 50th Anniversary Of PA's Environmental Rights Amendment

North Branch Land Trust Executive Director Paul Lumia Retiring; Executive Search Underway

Heritage Conservancy President Jeffrey L. Marshall To Retire After 40 Years Of Service And Advocacy

Lebanon Valley Conservancy Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees, Native Plant Gardens, Award College Scholarship

Landowners Partner With Stroud Center On Stream Restoration Across Red Clay Creek Watershed In Chester County

Student Project Brings Trees And Music To Water Quality Cleanup Efforts In Lancaster County; June 5 ‘The Big Do’ Celebration

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Student Leaders Continue To Carry The Torch In Pennsylvania

Guest Essay: Will Congress Help Coal Country?

Wild Excellence Films Wins Waterwalker Film Festival Award For Paddleboarding Film 'A Quiet Excitement' Showcasing SW PA Lakes and Creeks

Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Tim Arnold, Richland Twp. Supervisor, With Community Pride Award In Bucks County

PA Solar Center To Recognize Solar Energy Leaders In Beaver, Washington Counties In Special May 20 Virtual Event

Temple Student Kyle Chin Promotes Inclusion In Recreation

Guest Essay: Pennsylvania Conservation Corridors & Ecological Connectivity

[ Headlines ]

Gov. Wolf Joins Chesapeake Bay Watershed Governors, Officials Urging Congress To Support ‘Billion For The Bay Initiative' To Jumpstart Final Restoration Efforts

Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Restoration Stumbles In Race To Finish Line; Promised Outcomes Lagging Badly Or In Limbo

DEP Releases PA Clean Energy Industry Workforce Development Gap Analysis Showing How Best To Support Continued Job Growth

DEP Completes Over 101,000 Inspections During Pandemic Office Closure; Processed Over 41,000 Permits

DCNR Announces Operational Changes To Address Capacity Issues At Beltzville State Park, Carbon County

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Republican-Wolf Battle Goes To Voters; Public Unmasked; Wages Permanently Higher?

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

Senate Passes Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf

Local Governments, Others Oppose Senate Bill That Limits Local Choice In Clean Energy Sources, Locks In Status Quo, Negates Local Democracy, With Overly Broad Language To Address A Problem That Doesn’t Exist In PA

Senate Committees Hear Bill Requiring State Bonding For Solar, Wind Projects Duplicates Local Ordinances, Landowner Leases; Adds New Bureaucracy; And Has A Broader Scope Than Advertised

[ The Feds ]

U.S. Treasury Releases Interim Final Rule For How States, Local Governments Can Use American Rescue Plan Aid

[ Water ]

Bay Journal Forum: New Wave Of Streamside Forest Plantings Needed Now

Conservation Districts: Need Technical Assistance With Watershed Monitoring? Check Out C-SAW

Public Invited To Virtual Cumberland County Water Resources Forum May 19

Educators Workshop: Sustainable Choices, Sustainable Watersheds: Applying The MWEE Framework To Food And Fiber June 14-15

Penn State Extension Water Cooler Talk - A Salty Situation In Our Streams- May 26

DEP Invites Comments On TMDL Water Quality Plan For Carpenters Run Watershed In Lycoming County

[ Energy - Climate ]

Penn State College Of Earth & Mineral Sciences Offsets Carbon Emissions One Tree At A Time

DEP Awards $3.4 Million+ To Support Cleaner Fuel Transportation Projects To Improve Air Quality, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Duquesne Light Now Accepting Community Impact Grant Applications For Projects/Programs In Allegheny, Beaver Counties

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $1.5 Million Grant To Indiana County To Diversify Economic Growth In Communities Impacted By Energy Production Shifts

Opportunity To Bid On Plugging 6 Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells In Venango County

[ Recycling - Litter ]

390 Volunteers Clear 11,000 Pounds Of Trash. During ClearWater Conservancy's 25th Watershed Cleanup Day In Centre County

PA Resources Council Names Dr. Darren A. Spielman Executive Director

[ Land Conservation - Biodiversity - Recreation ]

Delaware Highlands Conservancy: Green Lodging Partners Raise Funds For Conservation

New Addition At Kings Gap Environmental Ed Center Protects Amphibian Habitat, Provides More Accessible Hiking Opportunities In Cumberland County

Entries To The American Chestnut Foundation 2021 Photo Contest Due Sept. 1

DCNR To Invest $8.7 Million To Conserve Structures At Washington Crossing Historic Park In Bucks County

Registration Now Open For 2021 Delaware River Sojourn August 7-13; River Cleanup Set For Aug. 6

Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness Holds Hickory Creek Wilderness Trail Stewardship Days May 15 & 16, Warren County

May 14 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

CBF Pennsylvania Learning Series: What Lives In PA Waterways, May 26 Webinar

Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers New R.I.S.E Webinar Series - Introduction To Trout Fishing May 14, 21, 28

[ Helpful Resources ]

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Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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