Webinar Discusses Penn State Master Watershed Steward Program

Posted: April 20, 2015

A recent webinar sponsored by the Penn State Extension Water Resources team highlighted the ongoing work to develop the new Master Watershed Steward program in the state.

This new volunteer program was designed to provide formal training to citizen volunteers in the basics of watershed resource stewardship. The goal of the program is to forge partnerships with County Conservation Districts and local environmental organizations to create an energized, educated group of volunteers to educate their community about water resources. The program is currently available in in Lehigh, Northampton and Montgomery Counties and will soon start in the counties of York, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Monroe after receiving a state Growing Greener grant.

The one hour webinar describing the Master Watershed Steward program was presented by Erin Frederick, a Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator at the Penn State Extension offices in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and Jim Wilson, a Watershed Specialist with the Northampton County Conservation District.

To view the entire one-hour taped webinar and other links on this topic, visit the Penn State Extension Water Resources Webinar series.

Contact Information

Bryan Swistock
  • Senior Extension Associate; Water Resources Specialist
Phone: 814-863-0194