Schuylkill Action Network Holds 20th SANniversary Celebration Nov. 2 At Elmwood Park Zoo, Montgomery County

The Schuylkill Action Network will hold its 20th SANniversary Celebration on November 2 at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, Montgomery County from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate 20 years of improving Schuylkill River water quality at this special event, featuring--

-- Founders Panel: Journey through time with our founding members and learn about SAN's transformative growth.

-- SAN Stories Premiere: Relive moments and memories that have shaped our organization through a the voices of our partners in a touching video presentation.

-- Workgroup Updates 'Then and Now': Discover the evolution of our initiatives and the roadmap for the future.

This event is open to all, whether you are new to the SAN or have been here through it all!

Registration is FREE thanks to our platinum sponsors - Aqua, Philadelphia Water Department, and PA American Water, and silver sponsor, Green Weaver.

Click Here to register and for all the detailsClick Here for information on sponsorships.

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and how you can get involved, visit the Schuylkill Action Network website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates.  Like them on Facebook.  Follow them on TwitterClick Here to support their work.

So far, the Network has helped permanently protect 17.5 percent of the watershed, invested $14 million in abandoned mine drainage treatment projects and leveraged $9.2 million in restoration projects.

NewsClips This Week:

-- PA Capital-Star: PA House Committee Hears Testimony On Riparian Stream Buffer Bill

-- Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council, Partners: October Is Riparian Buffer Month!  Join Special Events Near You! Build Awareness. Share Tips, Facts!

-- WVIA: Earth Conservancy Receives EPA Funding To Restore Abandoned Mine Lands In Espy Run Creek In Luzerne County

-- USGS Study: Floodplains In Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Watersheds Provide $124 Million+ In Annual Water Quality, Sediment Trapping Benefits

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal: Tree Cover Declines, Pavement Spreads Across Chesapeake Watershed, Lancaster, Chester, Cumberland, York Counties Included

-- Williamsport Sun: Williamsport Council Approves Consent Order With EPA On Following Stormwater Discharge Regulations

-- LancasterOnline: Mountville Holds Community Watershed Event Oct. 7

-- Erie Times: Will Proposed Gannon University Great Lakes Research & Education Center Be Housed In Blasco Library?

-- Warren Times: Warehouse Growth Worrying PA Environmental Groups

-- Delaware RiverKeeper Oct. 6 RiverWatch Video Report

Related Articles This Week:

-- Stroud Water Research Center Honors Laura Turner Seydel Of Captain Planet Foundation With Freshwater Excellence Award  [PaEN]

-- House Committee Hears Benefits Of Forested Stream Buffers-- Increasing Property Values, Water Quality Improvements, Reduced Impacts From Flooding; Builders, Republican Chair Worried About A ‘Taking’ Of Property  [PaEN]

-- Agencies Celebrate Eastern Hellbender License Plate Recognizing PA’s Clean Water Ambassador; Shale Gas Development On DCNR Land Threatens Habitat  [PaEN]

-- Maryland's Conowingo Pay For Success Program Funding Now Available In PA’s Susquehanna River Watershed For Projects To Reduce Nutrient Pollution  [PaEN]

-- Apply Now For Climate-Smart Agriculture Grants From Penn State College Of Agricultural Sciences, Partners  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension: New Program Offers Free Technical Assistance To Transition To Organic Production Agriculture

-- Could Your Land Benefit From A Forested Riparian Stream Buffer?  Contact The Western PA Conservancy  [PaEN]

-- Coalition For The Delaware River Watershed: 300+ Attend 11th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum Uniting Hundreds Of Conservation Advocates, Constituents And Organizations  [PaEN]

-- PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Host Oct. 24 Webinar - Science Meets Community Engagement: The Delaware River Watershed Initiative  [PaEN]

-- PA Clean Water Academy Releases 2 New Courses On Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration, 2024 Integrated Water Quality Report Viewer  [PaEN]

-- Audubon Society Of Western PA, Buffalo Creek Coalition To Host Webinars On Spread Of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Oct. 17 And Aquatic Invasive Species Nov. 14  [PaEN]

-- Pike County Conservation District: What Is The Conservation Districts' Role?  [PaEN]

-- The Allegheny Front: Three Rivers Waterkeeper Citizen Monitoring Finds Plastics Maker Styrenics LLC Discharging Plastic Nurdles Into Ohio River, Threatens Lawsuit To Stop Them  - By Reid Frazier  [PaEN]

-- Pennsylvania Students Join Others At Chesapeake Bay Foundation Student Leadership Summit To Take Action On Climate Change  [PaEN]

[Posted: October 5, 2023]


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