Category: Watersheds
Pennsylvania Legacies #94

Pennsylvania Legacies #94

March 22, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

How do you talk about potentially divisive environmental topics with a hostile audience? Tora Johnson, a University of Maine geographer and keynote speaker at last month’s Statewide Conference for Watershed Organizations, says the key is affirming the dignity of everyone...

Swimming with the Sharks

Swimming with the Sharks

March 18, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water(shed)… Shark Tank: Funder’s Edition returns to the 2019 PA Statewide Conference for Watershed Organizations. https://youtu.be/HclDmwPHYEUVideo can’t be loaded: Swimming With the Sharks (https://youtu.be/HclDmwPHYEU)

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

February 28, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

As anyone who pays even casual attention to the news can attest, we’re living in politically polarized times. Sometimes it feels like the divide is too wide and deep to bridge, and consensus on things that matter will always be...

Pennsylvania Legacies #92

Pennsylvania Legacies #92

February 22, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

The Senate passes a massive public lands bill including permanent reauthorization for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, and Pennsylvania’s native trout are flourishing thanks to the state- and national-level work of Trout Unlimited. We talk with TU President...

Pennsylvania Legacies #91

Pennsylvania Legacies #91

February 8, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

Pennsylvania is home to hundreds of small, people-powered organizations dedicated to protecting and restoring local watersheds. These groups are accomplishing great things in their communities, typically on a shoestring budget. But could they be even more effective by coordinating their...

Pennsylvania Legacies #90

Pennsylvania Legacies #90

January 25, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

Patriots Cove, along Beaver Run in Wyoming County, is more than just a great fishing spot. It’s a refuge for brook trout and human beings alike, where injured veterans are healing themselves and one another while helping to restore an...

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

January 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACTS: Terry Brady (DCNR) 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney (POWR) 570-718-6507   Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting   Harrisburg, PA – A Wild and Scenic River that draws legions...

2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

January 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2018 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR PHONE: 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available   The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2019...