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Perkiomen Watershed Stream Cleanup is largest in state
March 27, 2019
Penn State Berks partners with community, Olivet for trail cleanup
March 27, 2019

Penn State Berks students, community members, and Olivet Boys & Girls Club children will gather in Northwest Reading to clean up Baer Park and a one-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, from the River Road trail head (across from Baer Park) to the Buttonwood Street Bridge, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17.

Where will you be for the first day of trout fishing season?
March 26, 2019

Trout fishing season begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 in 18 counties of southeastern Pennsylvania. 

Most-Used Pesticides Pose Unknown Threat to Waterways, Subject of New Study
March 26, 2019
Shad fishing contest returns with $20,000 top prize, kids program
March 25, 2019
NY, NJ, DE, and PA Waterways to Benefit from Infusion of Delaware River Basin Funds
March 22, 2019

Pennsylvania received $1,757,319 for eleven in-state projects and four multi-state projects

The Nature Place awarded LEED GOLD Status
March 22, 2019
Farm Stewardship Program with Berks County Conservation District
March 22, 2019

In three years of the Farm Stewardship Program in Berks County, a total of 105 acres of Forested Riparian Buffers were installed. resulting in over 57,000 feet of streambank protection covering over 33,000 feet of stream, and planting over 8,000 trees and shrubs along streams. Through these cooperators, BCCD had 263 BMPs installed including 44 Plans (Conservation Plans, Manure Management Plans, Nutrient Management Plans), 62 Forested-Riparian-Buffer-related BMPs, and an additional 157 BMPs on farm operations.

March 21 meeting to explore health, environmental issues of synthetic chemicals
March 21, 2019
Greater Philadelphia Society of Women Environmental Professionals Accepting Applications for Scholarships
March 20, 2019

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