Green Infrastructure. You may have heard this term before, but what does it mean?
Master Watershed Stewards in York County partnered with the City of York, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, PA Office and the Watershed Alliance of York and started the Street 2 Creek Storm Drain Art Project.
Streambank erosion has been identified in Pennsylvania as a serious concern, particularly in Bucks County where over 60% of our impaired streams are impacted by sedimentation.
Interested in learning more about and educating others in the proper management of private water systems? Consider applying for the Master Well Owner online course being offered by Penn State Extension!
The pest harms host plants and can render outdoor areas unusable by leaving behind honeydew, which attracts other insects and promotes the growth of sooty mold.
This nasty weed chokes our watersheds and causes property damage around the state.
Starting this year and continuing into early 2019, a new project will provide active Master Well Owners Network volunteers with an exciting opportunity.
Stormwater management solutions are in action in the Stony Creek Watershed in Montgomery County
Several Penn State Extension staff took part in the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference held June 26-28 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Students from Wilson College visited the Cumberland County Penn State Extension office to learn how land use, ground water, and private water wells interconnect.
Penn State Extension recently completed a short video that explains the components of a water test report including how to interpret the results for drinking water.
Penn State researchers are studying how feeding damage caused by the spotted lanternfly affects grapevine health and the quality and quantity of the fruit.
There are thousands of earthen ponds and lakes across Pennsylvania that provide many benefits to homeowners and farmers, but they have their share of problems.
The group's training included classroom sessions on water quality, geology, native plants, phenology and more.
A drinking water clinic was held in Butler County on May 15, where on-site water tests were performed to give participants an idea of their home water quality.
Penn State Extensions’ Master Watershed Stewards in York County, helped plant 400 trees in two townships between Earth Day and Arbor Day.
The third Penn State Master Watershed Steward training in York County is complete. This enthusiastic group of 25 participants completed their training in early May.
The Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program was recently awarded a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence, presented annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania gathered on May 7-8, 2018 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, PA for the 2018 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
Penn State Extension's Master Watershed Steward Program recently received recognition from the state for its efforts to improve Pennsylvania's water quality.
Participants learned about their private water system and had water samples tested on site.
Users of these rural drinking water and wastewater systems are in need of educational resources because their management in Pennsylvania is the voluntary responsibility of each homeowner.
We are excited to announce that York County’s second class of Master Watershed Steward trainees graduated and became official Master Watershed Stewards in March.