Canton Borough Authority, $1,450
Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Drinking Water Source Water Protection Project 2006-2007
Project Title: Canton Wellhead Protection Project
Area to be protected: Towanda Creek
Partners: PA Rural Water Association
Focus: install Water Supply signs for their wellhead protection area and purchase educational materials (TAPWater kit) for use by area schools in the Towanda Creek watershed.
Contact: Lester Hilfiger, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 sourcepollution 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, email@example.com.
Bradford County Conservation District; $3,500
Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2005-2006
Project Title: O & M for Septic Systems
Area to be protected: North Branch of the Susquehanna
Partners: Bradford Co. Sanitation Committee, Penn State Extension, DEP Chesapeake Bay Program, Bradford Co. Commissioners
Focus: hold workshops and provide incentives to encourage homeowners to adopt proper on-lot septic system management practices which will result in decreased nonpoint source pollution in the Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay.
Contact: Mike Lovegreen, 570-265-5539, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 2) around the Mehoopany Creek watershed.
Contact: Lars Lundin, 570-833-3545, email: email@example.com
Wysox Creek Streambank
Wysox Creek Streambank Restoration Project. $1,900
Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project
- Watershed Protection Project - 2001
Partners: Bradford Co Conservation District, Windham, Orwell,
Rome and Wysox Twps, Rome Boro, Bradford Co Emergency Management,
Bradford Co Commissioners, EI Dupont, and Northeast Bradford School
Area to be protected: Wysox Creek
Focus: Produce and distribute a newsletter and develop and
implement a watershed wide monitoring plan.
Contact: Tom Robinson, 570.247.7700, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Restoration of Streambanks
with a Permanent Fix for Control of Erosion
Partners: Bradford County Conservation District, Wysox Creek
Focus: To identify and quantify stream instability, historical
damage, flood prone areas and habitat degradation. Establish and implement
an action plan for restoration and long term stewardship for the natural
resources of the Wysox Creek Watershed. Organize watershed residents
around a common vision and mission. Identify and gain commitment of
various local, state and federal partners.
Contact: Wysox Creek Watershed Association, Tom Robinson, RR
3 Box 3140, Rome, PA 18837,
email: email@example.com . or Mike
Lovegreen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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