Water Resources Education Network Projects
The following community
coalitions from across the state were awarded funds to carry out
Funding comes from
PA Department of Environmental Protection for activities that will
either address nonpoint source pollution issues on a watershed basis
or help protect sources of drinking water. Learn more about how
to be funded or view
our listings by county to see projects from
previous years as well.
The successful grantees of the Water Resources Education Network
(WREN) grant program (for Drinking
Water Source Water Protection Projects and Watershed
Protection Projects ) are
listed below or you
can print our PDF file with full descriptions:
The Lackawaxen River Conservancy, in Lackawanna, Pike and Wayne counties,
$5,000 to produce a variety of watershed educational materials.
Mifflin Co. Planning and Development Department, $1,500 to hold a
workshop on innovative stormwater management techniques.
The District Township EAC, in Berks Co., $4,000 to hold public forums
produce newsletters and develop a webpage.
Bob’s Creek Stream Guardians, in Bedford, Blair and Cambria
counties, $2,700 to hold public meetings and develop a volunteer monitoring
Conemaugh Valley Conservancy, in Armstrong, Somerset, Westmoreland,
Indiana and Cambia counties, $5,000 to develop a community outreach
project based on restaurant placemats.
Elk Creeks Watershed Association, in Chester Co., $4,000 to design
and install watershed identification signs.
Chartiers Creek Watershed Association, in Washington Co., $4,600 to
develop educational materials based on their River Conservation Plan.
University of Sciences in Philadelphia, $3,800 to create a demonstration
landscape adjacent to Mill Creek.
Lancaster Co. Conservation District, $5,000 to develop watershed awareness
Powell’s and Armstrong Creeks Watershed Association,
in Dauphin Co., $2,000 to promote community support for watershed planning.
Berks Co. Conservation District, $3,400 to place stream identification
signs in the Maiden Creek Watershed and to develop outreach materials.
Greene Co Watershed Alliance, $3,000 to develop and maintain a website
and distribute educational materials.
Streets Run Watershed Assoc., in Allegheny Co., $4,000 to develop
watershed awareness educational materials.
Juniata Clean Water Partnership, in southcentral PA, $2,000 to develop
a Watershed Resource Center at Juniata College.
Water Source Water Protection Projects
Aging Services of Indiana Co., $5,000 for a drinking water awareness
York Co. Parks Foundation Charitable Trust, $5,000 to install wayside
interpretative signs at drinking water reservoirs.
Brodhead Watershed Association, in Monroe Co., $4,600 for a public
educational campaign using groundwater flow models.
Montgomery Co. Conservation District, $4,800 to hold workshops in the
Perkiomen and Mingo Creek watersheds.
Natural Lands Trust, in Delaware and Chester counties, $4,912 to develop
and distribute a watershed poster/brochure about the Crum Creek and
develop a template for others to use.
Wildlands Conservancy in Lehigh Co., $5,000 to implement education
recommendations of the City of Allentown Source Water Assessment Program.
Bucks Co. Planning Commission $3,200 to develop an educational program
for the Pennridge area.
PA Rural Water Assoc., $2,800 to develop and distribute statewide,
a flyer explaining the Water Supply Area signs.
The Antis Township Action Committee, Blair Co., $5,000 to continue
outreach activities for the Bellwood Borough Authority and Bellmeade
Civics water supplies.
Montoursville Borough, in Lycoming Co., $2,650 to educate school children
about their water supply.
Center in the Park – Senior Environmental Corps, in Philadelphia,
$4,980 to continue a water education program in partnership with Philadelphia
Fayette Co. Conservation District, $3,100 to hold a second annual children’s
Nanty-Glo Water Authority in Cambria Co., $2,060 to design and install
watershed protection signs.
Mars Area School District, $3,910 to purchase equipment for their Stream
Testing-Groundwater Protection program
For contact information and/or names of partners in
contact Sherene Hess, WREN Project Director at 724 465 4978 or firstname.lastname@example.org