Watershed Conservation

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Programs that provide for the management and protection of lakes, rivers, streams, aquifers and their surrounding watersheds while addressing problems such as poorly functioning storm drains, degraded habitat, illegal sewer hookups, leaking pipes, erosion, dumping, and limited or lack of access to the river itself for fishing, swimming, canoeing or other recreational activities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Antietam Watershed Association, IncOur mission is to promote conservation of the natural resources of the Antietam Creek Watershed by involving the community in watershed protection through conservation projects, land use planning, and educational programs.FranklinAntietam Watershed Association, Inc.Antietam Watershed Association, Inc.
Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center - Senior Environmental CorpsWhat do we do? - After instruction by environmental experts, the Corps will take samples of Cobbs Creek area waters to determine its content. They will take steps to remediate any toxins and monitor the various sites for improvement and safety. - Take field trips to increase knowledge and awareness of our environmental duties and responsibilities to the Cobbs Creek watershed and surrounding area. - Have fun with other like-minded environmentally concerned citizens and educate others about the water quality in our Philadelphia area streams.PhiladelphiaCobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center - Philadelphia; Cobbs CreekCobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
Conservation District, York CountyThe York County Conservation District will be proactive providing conservation education, technical services and financial assistance, to enable the citizens of York County be good stewards of our natural resources. Coordinate soil & water resource management within York County. Farm conservation planning. Erosion control plan review and national pollution discharge elimination system (NPDES) permits Environmental education. Nutrient management (farm) planning. Clearinghouse for questions concerning the environment. Dirt and gravel road improvement program Watershed conservation Annual spring seedling sale York County Envirothon program Sponsors annual scholarship ($500) to a county resident matriculating at a 4-year institution, majoring in natural resources or agriculture. Tree vitalize grant program-municipal tree planting projects Flood plain monitoring assistance to municipalities. YorkYork County Conservation DistrictProperty and Taxes Office, York County Government
Ducks UnlimitedA grassroots, volunteer-based organization committed to conserving North America's waterfowl and wetlands. Its members are conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts who live primarily throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Ducks UnlimitedDucks Unlimited
Juniata County Conservation DistrictAdministers the Juniata County Farmland Preservation Program and Juniata County Recycling Coordinator Program on behalf of the Juniata County commissioners. Administers the chapter 102/NPDES program, Chesapeake Bay program, Act-38 Nutrient Management program, and Dirt & Gravel Roads programs for Juniata County on behalf of the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection and the State Conservation Commission. Offers environmental education programming for educational institutions within Juniata county.JuniataJuniata County Conservation DistrictJuniata County Conservation District
Technical Services - Monroe County Conservation DistrictOffers a wide variety of technical services and assistance to Monroe County residents. Provides assistance with soils and wetlands mapping, aerial photography interpretation, prime farmland, topographic and floodplain mapping. Services include review and approval of PA Code Title 25 Chapter 102: Erosion and Sediment Control (E&S) and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits for Construction. MCCD also administers Chapter 105: Waterways & Wetlands Management General Permits for water obstructions and encroachments. The District administers both Chapter 102 and 105 PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) delegated programs internally; including permit application, E&S review, engineer review of Post Construction Stormwater Management (PCSM), site inspections, complaint investigations and technical assistance. MCCD provides review of Timber Harvest plans, assistance with Agricultural Activities and Landuse planning.Technical Assistance, as well as competitive funding is available for maintenance and repair of Dirt and Gravel and Low Volume Roads.MonroeMonroe County Conservation DistrictMonroe County Conservation District
United States Department of the InteriorManages and sustains America's lands, water, wildlife, and energy resources; honors our nation's responsibilities to tribal nations; and advocates for America's island communities. United States Department of the InteriorUnited States Department of the Interior
Warren County Conservation DistrictPromotes the wise use, enhancement, and understanding of natural resources.WarrenWarren County Conservation DistrictWarren County Conservation District

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