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Dushore Borough, Sullivan Co, $5000

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Source Water Protection Project 2007-2008

Project Title: Dushore Borough Wellhead Protection Education Program

Area to be protected:  Marsh Run and Little Loyalsock Creek

Partners: PA Rural Water Association and Sullivan County Conservation District

Focus: use educational equipment, informational brochures, placemat / poster contest, water supply area identification signs, and storm drain stenciling to educate students and citizens about the importance of protecting the groundwater which serves as Dushore's drinking water source and the surface waters that supply drinking water to other communities. 

Contact:  Scot Sample 570-928-8020, dushwate@epix.net

Mehoopany Creek Watershed Assn., Sullivan, Wyoming, Bradford, Luzerne counties; $ 1,550

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2006-2007

Project Title: Mehoopany Creek Area 6 Restoration - Community Awareness

Area to be protected:  North Branch - Mehoopany Creek

Partners: Forkston Twp. Supervisors, Wyoming Co. Conservation District, Community Center of Mehoopany

Focus:  provide information to the community about stream restoration efforts intended to reduce nonpoint source pollution in the Mehoopany Creek and educate landowners and local officials about using natural stream design principles to manage their properties in a way that reduces sedimentation and water flow speed in the Mehoopany Creek.

Contact: Lars Lundin, lundin2015@epix.net

Mehoopany Creek Watershed Assn. , Sullivan, Wyoming, Bradford, Luzerne counties; $2,000

SignFunded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2004-2005

Project Title: Mehoopany Creek Watershed Community Awareness

Area to be protected: Mehoopany Creek watershed

Partners: Forkston Twp. Supervisors, Wyoming Co. Conservation District

Focus: produce presentations and newsletters to inform citizens and municipal officials about nonpoint source pollution and install watershed identification signs sign - sign 1 | sign 2 - around the Mehoopany Creek watershed.

Sign1Contact: Lars Lundin, 570-833-3545, email: lundin2015@epix.net

 

 

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