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Perry County

Shermans Creek Conservation Association, Inc. (SCCA), Perry Co, $5000

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Source Water Protection Project 2007-2008
Project Title: West Perry SWP Community Based Education Outreach
Area to be protected: Sherman's Creek

Partners: Blain Borough, Blain Borough Elementary School, Jackson Township, Perry County Conservation District, Perry County Planning Commission, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, District 3, Tuscarora State Forest

Focus: use a portable display, an EnviroScape model, lesson plans, and Farm*A*Syst seminars to demonstrate to students and adults in Blain Borough and Jackson Township how their actions in the Bower's Run watershed can impact the source of their drinking water and what they can do to protect it. 

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Contact:  Linda Sieber 717-582-3376, lssieber@comcast.net

Juniata College on behalf of the Juniata Clean Water Partnership

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2002-2003
Project Title: Development of the Juniata Watershed Resource Center
Area to be protected: Juniata River Watershed
Partners: Allegheny Ridge Corp, Bedford, Fulton, Juniata, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Perry and Blair Co Conservation Districts, Bedford, Blair, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin Co Planning Offices, Canaan Valley Institute, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Juniata College, Mid-State and Southern Alleghenies Resource Conservation & Development Councils, Penn State Coop Extention (Mifflin/Juniata), Southern Alleghenies Conservancy, Tri-County Regional Planning Corp, Westsylvania Heritage Corp, & Western PA Watershed Protection Program
Focus: develop a Water Resource Center at Juniata College
Counties served: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Fulton, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry Snyder, Somerset
Grant: $2,000
Contact: Stephanie Odenwald, 814-627-5391, email: sodenwald@jcwp.org

Shermans Creek Conservation Assn
Shermans Creek Watershed Outreach Program
Area(s) to be protected:
Shermans Creek
Funded by LWVPA-CEF WREN Project - Watershed Protection Project - 2001

Partner(s): Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring
Focus: To 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.
Grant: $5,000
Contact: Linda Sieber, 717.582.3376, email: lsieber@pa.net

Shermans Creek Monitoring Program
Area(s) to be protected: Shermans Creek
Funded by LWVPA-CEF WREN Project - Watershed Education for Pollution Prevention Projects - 2000

Partners:
The Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring at Dickinson College, and Shermans Creek Conservation Association
Focus:
The coalition will conduct both visual assessment and chemical and biological monitoring of Shermans Creek with the goal developing a scientifically based study that will presented to local decision makers to assist with land development planning.
Grant:
$3,000
Contact
: Lauren Imgrund , 717.245.1135,
email: imgrund@dickinson.edu

 

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