PCWEA Meeting July 2017 - To Be Announced

  4:00 - 5:00 (pm)
  Location: HRG, Inc - 369 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111
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  2017 Educational Workshops

Thanks to a grant from the PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) we will be hosting a series of 4 educatonal workshops over the next several months. We are in the planning process and information is constantly being updated. Below is our current information. More detailed descriptions of the workshops.

July 15, 2017- Paxton Creek, Your Local Waterway. This workshop is geared toward home owners and residents along Paxton Creek and its tributaries. It will provide basic educational information about stormwater runoff, water quality, and water quantity issues facing the Paxton Creek Watershed. Location: Susquehanna Township Municipal Building, 1900 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Those living along the main stream and its tributaries should look for more information in their USPS mail. Also check back to this website and our Facebook page as we near July.

August 10, 2017 - Rainbarrel Education for Businesses. Workshop attendees will learn how to build and properly utilize rain barrels particularly as they can be used on business properties (and churches). They will also learn about stormwater runoff, non-point source pollution, and ways to conserve water. Businesses often have large buildings and parking lots that contribute large quantities of stormwater runoff to streams, roadways, and sewer systems. This workshop will address concerns related to this type of stormwater mangament. Location: Lower Paxton Township Munidipal Building, Rm. 171, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg. Time: 6:00 PM. More Info To Come.

September 16, 2017 - Watershed Decisions for Students & Their Families. This hands-on workshop is geared toward youth 12 to 18 years old. It will be lead by Penn State Extension, Watershed Youth Development Educator, Jennifer Fetter. The workshop has been designed by Jen to help older youth and adults to better understand water quality issues surrounding small watersheds and the decision making processes that go into improving water quality issues. Location: Dauphin County, East Shore Library, Conference Rooms A & B, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg, PA 17109.Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Conference Rooms A & B. Look for more information at the Library, on our Facebook Page and here on our website as September approaches. Learn more about Youth Water Education - Dauphin Co. Penn State Extension.

October 4, 2017- Greening Our Cities & Towns. Presented by Thomas Hylton, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Conservationist. This workshop explores the many ways that trees can transform the livibility of our cities and towns. Location: Appalachian Brewing Company, 50 N Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA 17101. Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.Learn more about Mr. Hylton: Save Our Land - Website.

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