Thursday, September 30, 2021

Lancaster Clean Water Partners Provide Update On Activities - Protecting Riparian Buffers From Strong Storms

Lancaster Clean Water Partners provided an update this week on its activities to implement its County-wide Clean Water Action Plan.  The update includes articles on--

-- National Fish & Wildlife Foundation/Lancaster Farmland Trust - Sustainable Future For Lancaster Agriculture

-- Congratulations To Big Spring Run Floodplain Restoration, Legacy Sediment Project

-- A Morning On The Conestoga River - Conestoga River Club

-- Protecting Riparian Buffers From Strong Storms - Be A Riparian Ranger

-- Manheim Twp. Overlook Park Buffer Planting Oct. 29

-- Stormwater Action Team Is Ready For Action!

-- Supporting The Chesapeake Resilient Farms Initiative

Click Here to read the entire update.

  Visit the Lancaster Clean Water Partners website for more information on initiatives, upcoming events and how you can get involved.  Click Here to sign up for updates.

October Is Buffer Month!

Penn State Extension is joining the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council, who declared October as Riparian Buffer Month, as an opportunity to build awareness and familiarity of forested riparian buffers while sharing the applicability of these sustainable practices in a variety of settings.  Read more here.

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:

-- DEP’s Health Waters Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Update - September

-- Water Science Institute, Partners: Celebrate Big Spring Run Legacy Sediment Stream Restoration Project In Lancaster County Sept. 30 

-- Senate Committee Reports Out Bipartisan Bill Allocating $500 Million In American Rescue Fund Monies For Local Environmental Improvement, Recreation Projects 

-- Penn State Extension: Help Celebrate Riparian Buffer Month In October!

-- DCNR: Hosts Virtual Community Conservation Partnership Grant Workshops In November  

[Posted: September 30, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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