Information on stormwater management and water quality, including incorporating and maintaining a green infrastructure, investigating stream health and creating an infiltration surface. Tips on green roofs, rainwater cisterns and live staking.
In 2018, the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program grew to 302 dedicated community volunteers that logged 11,696 volunteer hours across the state.
Pennsylvania is a national leader in training educators to teach youth about the importance of water quality and conservation.
To help them meet MS4 education requirements, Pennsylvania Townships can look to Penn State Extension for stormwater education resources.
Visitors to the annual festival had an opportunity to learn about how stormwater can impact their local waterways.
Master Watershed Steward event in York County introduces youth to fishing and helps them to gain appreciation of their local waterways.
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.
Jennifer R Fetter, Leon Ressler, Andy Yencha
Parts of Pennsylvania were drenched with heavy rains and flooded streams recently. In addition to drying out wet basements, there are few important things that rural Pennsylvanian’s might want to pay special attention to.
The group's training included classroom sessions on water quality, geology, native plants, phenology and more.
Penn State Extensions’ Master Watershed Stewards in York County, helped plant 400 trees in two townships between Earth Day and Arbor Day.
Penn State Extension's Master Watershed Steward Program recently received recognition from the state for its efforts to improve Pennsylvania's water quality.
The CBLP program is a new, voluntary credential system for professionals who design, install, and maintain sustainable landscapes.
Penn State Extension is looking for individuals and organizations interested in being part of the 2018 Dive Deeper – Youth Water Educators Summit to be held September 20, in Harrisburg.
The Penn State Extension Dive Deeper Summit was awarded as a program of excellence at the national level.
Penn State Doctoral student, Sarah Tzilkowski, presents results of a study of Pennsylvania residents opinions regarding water resources.