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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

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

Area to be protected:North Branch - Mehoopany Creek

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. 

Lower Tunkhannock Creek Watershed Association, Wyoming and Susquehanna counties, $2,170

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

Project Title: Checking the Creek, Restoring Its Nature

Partners: Tunkhannock Twp., Wyoming Co. Conservation District,  Wyoming County Press Examiner, Keystone College Willary Water Resource Center

Area to be protected: Tunkhannock Creek watershed

Focus:   show how development and changing land uses in the Tunkhannock Creek watershed can cause nonpoint source pollution in local waters. Using photographs, data, and presentations, the project will educate how citizens and officials can work together on practices and policies that can be implemented to reduce pollution in the watershed.

Contact:  Robert Daniels, bobio@epix.net

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

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

Project Title: Mehoopany Creek Watershed Community Awareness

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

Area to be protected: Mehoopany Creek watershed

Focus: roduce presentations and newsletters to inform citizens and municipal officials about nonpoint source pollution and install watershed identification signs  (sign 2) around the Mehoopany Creek watershed.

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

 

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