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2016 PA Environmental Education Grant Round Now Open

Nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts and even businesses may apply to Pennsylvania’s Environmental Education Grant Program. The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support environmental education and include teacher professional development; curriculum integration; outdoor … Continue reading

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October 2014 “Lessons Learned” Issue of Water Policy News

Read the October Water Policy News The October 2014 “lessons Learned” issue offers two real world Feature articles sharing candid comments and practical tips from our talented group of 2013-2014 WREN Grant Project Leaders.  They offer their experience to educate … Continue reading

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Biosolids plan raises groundwater concerns in Centre County

As the following article shows, residents are becoming more aware of source water protection zones that safeguard their families’ drinking water supply. And in the case of one town in Centre County, Pennsylvania, a mom is demanding restrictions for spreading biosolids, an … Continue reading

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Mark the Calendar – National Drug Take Back Day Oct. 29, 2011

DEA has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day which will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2011, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous event in April or … Continue reading

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Emmaus Aims to Protect Drinking Water

September 23, 2010 SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL, by Sarah Fulton The Emmaus-Upper Milford Joint Environmental Advisory Council is working on a plan to protect drinking water sources by educating the public on how to prevent pollution. Liesel Adam, council … Continue reading

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