Lehigh and Northampton Counties Master Watershed Steward Program

Call For Volunteers! Lehigh and Northampton Counties will offer training again in Spring of 2018.

Call for Volunteers.

Call for Volunteers.

Individuals that have an interest in the environment, a willingness to learn more, and most importantly, a strong desire to make a difference in the community are excellent candidates for the program. To become a certified Master Watershed Steward, you must complete 40 hours of training and fulfill 50 hours of volunteer service within the first year. After becoming certified, you can maintain your status by giving at least 20 volunteer hours and attending at least 10 hours of continuing education annually.

MWS Information Sessions

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
6:30p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Lehigh County Agricultural Center
4184 Dorney Park Road, Room 108
Allentown, PA 18104
 
OR
 
Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Northampton Extension Office 
14 Gracedale Ave. 
Nazareth, PA   18064 
 
OR
 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:30p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Illick's Mill
100 Illick's Mill Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
 

Local Program Partners

The Lehigh Valley Master Watershed Steward Program is a partnership between:

  • Penn State Extension
  • the Watershed Coalition of the Lehigh Valley
  • Northampton County Conservation District
  • Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Lehigh Gap Nature Center
  • Wildlands Conservancy
  • Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
  • Nurture Nature Center
  • PA Department of Conservation of Natural Resources.

Program Supporters

  • Deer Park/Nestle Waters

Those interested in becoming a Master Watershed Steward should contact:

Erin Frederick
610-391-9840
elf145@psu.edu