Monday, November 22, 2021

Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper Releases New Book: Sentinels Of The Susquehanna To Raise Awareness, Spark Collaboration

Sentinels of the Susquehanna: Volume 1," a 285-page paperback book featuring more than 50 stories from the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association is now on sale.

The collection covers a wide variety of issues facing the middle Susquehanna River watershed and stories about people who passionately promote and protect the river's many resources.

Included in the book are stories on a program to help restore populations of Eastern hellbenders, the dangers of invasive species such as the rusty crayfish and snakehead fish, studies that show a proliferation of microplastics and how we can work together to help reduce the impact, concerns about fracking, abandoned mine drainage, littering, sedimentation/erosion and a variety of other threats impacting our waterways.

There is also information about how state agencies handle fish kills, how to determine if certain substances on waterways indicate pollution, life-saving boating safety tips, a review of education efforts by the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association such as our Floating Classroom and HERYN (Helping Engage our River's Youth with Nature) programs and a look back at a critical settlement agreement our association announced earlier this year.

The book can be ordered in one of two ways. You can preorder copies for $15 at the Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper website and pick up your book copies at the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association's office at 112 Market Street, Sunbury, PA. 

​Or, you can order copies via for $20 each and have them delivered directly to your home. To pursue this option, Click Here or search for the book title at

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and how to get involved, visit the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association website.

[Posted: November 22, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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