Water Resources Education Network Projects
projects were funded by LWVPA-CEF WREN Project.
Check our listings by county to see projects
from previous years as well.
Water Source Water Protection Projects
Watershed Protection Projects
Water Source Water Protection Projects
Boro of Springdale will
purchase and demonstrate a groundwater simulator model and produce written
Upper Southampton Twp will
produce a video addressing the Neshaminy Creek and Mill Creek watersheds;
distribute brochures; and air presentations about water resources problems
on the municipal cable channel.
Buhl Community Water Company
will develop and distribute written educational materials; purchase
and install "Water Supply" signs.
Crafton Boro Council will
produce and distribute an educational brochure and arrange community
American Water Works Assn-PA Section
will distribute "Just Add Water" test kits to water utilities
and schools throughout Pennsylvania.
DuBois Watershed Commission
will produce a video specific to Anderson Creek Watershed Assn showing
spill containment, transmission, and purification and distribute it
to area schools and civic groups.
Schuylkill Center for Environmental
Education will develop and conduct three different classroom
based non-point source pollution education programs in elementary classes
and provide students with a tour of the Philadelphia Water Dept .
Telford Boro Authority will
develop and install wellhead protection signage in the water supply
Fayette Co Conservation District
will develop and implement the first ever Fayette County Children's
Groundwater Festival, a one-day educational event for sixth grade students
in the county.
Tioga Co Christian Academy
will develop a wellhead protection plan for the school, monitor Crooked
Creek, and develop an educational program.
North Penn Senior Environmental Corps
will prepare and deliver joint presentations about water conservation
and source water protection to municipal governments, high schools,
and community organizations .
PA Cleanways of Lawrence Co
will sponsor a placemat design contest for students and produce and
distribute placements with winning design to county restaurants.
Trough Creek Watershed Assn
will survey residents of Trough Creek Watershed by mail to detemine
concerns about local water resources and hold town meetings to educate
the community about water resources protection.
South Middleton Bubbler Foundation
will produce and distribute an educational brochure and purchase and
demonstrate groundwater model simulators.
Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Assn
will present water quality data collected to citizens in the community
and provide watershed posters to fourth and seventh grade classrooms.
Schuylkill Headwaters Assn
will purchase and distribute seventeen programs entitled "The Watershed
Tour" and reagent refill kits to each of the seventeen school districts
in Schuylkill Co.
Pittsburgh Voyager will travel
to outlying Pittsburgh area regions via a Voyager vessel, equipped with
a learning laboratory, to educate students of Greene Co about watersheds
and environment in their area.
Shermans Creek Conservation Assn
will produce a newsletter, fact sheets, and traveling program about
the Shermans Creek watershed and to improve the on-going water quality
monitoring program, from which data will be available through the newsletter
to local citizens.
Delaware River Greenway will
coordinate a cleanup of the Delaware River and conduct an educational
environmental festival on the same day.
Lake City Environmental Advisory Council
will raise citizen awareness of local water resources protection issues
develop and distribute a variety of written educational materials to
the citizens in Lake City.
Tioga Co Conservation District
will offer water quality testing kits to county farmers who attend a
water quality workshop to learn about nonpoint source pollution and
other water quality issues.
Glinodo Earth Force will recruit
and train at least fifteen local educators who will work with students
to initiate water resources protection projects in their watershed with
a focus on youth decision-making, civic action, watershed focus and
community problem-solving. At the end of their projects, students will
participate in the Earth Force Youth Summit designed to reinforce civic
Lower Merion Conservancy
will write, produce and print a brochure entitled "Safeguarding
Our Streams" which will be distributed to Twp residents and other
interested parties. The partners will also co-porduce a live television
town meeting on the local cable access.
Pike Co Office of Community and Planning
and Human Development will hold public workshops on watershed
ecology, surface and groundwater quality, homeowner conservation measures,
and how to work with local decisionmakers. Partners will also produce
fact sheets and educational modules for high schools in county.
AMD & ART, Inc. NP will
convert a local church into an educational center, hold community workshops,
and conduct school programming.
Wysox Creek Watershed Assn
will produce and distribute a newsletter and develop and implement a
watershed wide monitoring plan.
Bushkill Stream Conservancy
will produce a Visitors Guide which will inform tourists about the
watershed and how to protect it. The coalition will also prepare a multi-media
presentation with the same focus as the Visitors Guide.
Wheeling Creek Watershed Conservancy
will develop a brochure and website that will feature results from stream
testing in the watershed.