Category Archives: Public Involvement

2016 PA Environmental Education Grant Round Now Open

Nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts and even businesses may apply to Pennsylvania’s Environmental Education Grant Program. The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support environmental education and include teacher professional development; curriculum integration; outdoor … Continue reading

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What does Source Water Protection look like in Tioga County, PA?

That’s the question answered in two new videos, produced by the Tioga County Conservation District in partnership with the Tioga County Source Water Protection Coalition, with help from a 2014-2015 WREN Watershed Education Grant. Erica Tomlinson, District Manager at the Tioga … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania American Water Awards Grants to Celebrate Earth Day

Pennsylvania American Water, based in Hershey, PA, announced yesterday that it would award funds to seven watershed initiatives across the state through the company’s 2015 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds that total nearly … Continue reading

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Elizabethtown Area Water Authority Stormwater & Rain Barrel Seminar

Elizabethtown Area Water Authority is having a Stormwater Seminar and rain barrel sale to help educate homeowners about ways they can help protect clean water by reducing polluted runoff. The free seminar will be held on May 2, 2015 from … Continue reading

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‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar

‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar March 18, 2015 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Julie Kollar, Director of the Water Resources Education Network (WREN), will team-up with Neal Fogle and Peter Wulfhorst, Economic and Community Development Educators for Penn State Extension … Continue reading

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