Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Penn State Extension Watershed Winds: What To Flush Or Not To Flush Into Your Septic System; Brooke Meets A Stream Doctor; More Education Opportunities

The latest
edition of the Watershed Winds newsletter from Penn State Extension offers articles on a variety of water-related topics.

To Flush Or Not To Flush

For those who use an on-lot septic system for home wastewater treatment, flushing things that shouldn't go down the toilet can negatively impact the system's functioning.

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Pennsylvania Wetland Bogs

Pennsylvania is home to many fascinating wetlands, one of the most distinctive being bogs.

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Pond & Lake Wildlife: Canada Geese

A common visitor to Pennsylvania ponds and lakes, Canada Geese can present challenges to pond owners.

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Brooke Meets A Stream Doctor

Introduce children to Dr. Watt R. Shedd in this new book that shows readers aged 8–10 how they, too, can be stream doctors.

Want to know more?

Upcoming Events

-- October 28: Lancaster Master Watershed Stewards Water Ways On Wheels Bike Tour

-- October 30: Safe Drinking Water Clinic For Well Owners

-- November 16: Agricultural Conservation Assistance Program Training  [Multiple Dates]


-- November 1: Sources of Information for Well and Spring Owners

-- November 8: Nitrogen in Groundwater - Where It Comes From And Health Risks

-- November 14: Residential Stormwater Solutions: Watershed Friendly Recommendations

-- November 16: Residential Stormwater Solutions: Use & Benefits Of Rain Barrels

-- November 21: Residential Stormwater Solutions: Rain Gardens- A Stormwater Slam Dunk

-- Other online water courses.

Watershed Steward

-- How To Become A Master Watershed Steward

Click Here to read the entire newsletter.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy (bottom of page).

Related Article:

-- Senate Environmental Committee Reports Out Bills On Garage Drain Water Disposal, Crematory Operating Temperatures  [PaEN]

[Posted: October 25, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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