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Smallmouth Bass on the Susquehanna River Featured in February’s “Environmental Focus”

Smallmouth Bass on the Susquehanna River Featured in February’s “Environmental Focus”

February 19, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Feb. 19, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWmeJAAuQvE&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 02/21/16 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWmeJAAuQvE&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – With the start of fishing season upcoming, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission estimates that as many...

POWR Announces 2016 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

POWR Announces 2016 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

January 29, 2016

News for Immediate Release January 29, 2016 Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2016 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for single and multi-day...

Susquehanna North Branch Named Pennsylvania River of the Year

Susquehanna North Branch Named Pennsylvania River of the Year

January 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 14, 2016 Harrisburg – Steeped in historical and recreational value, the free flowing Susquehanna River North Branch in Northeastern Pennsylvania has been voted the 2016 Pennsylvania River of the Year following a five-week public voting period....

Polluted Stormwater in Pennsylvania’s Waterways Featured in December’s “Environmental Focus”

Polluted Stormwater in Pennsylvania’s Waterways Featured in December’s “Environmental Focus”

December 18, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Dec. 18, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7_0zpbuFAQ&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 12/20/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7_0zpbuFAQ&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – On average, Pennsylvania receives over 40 inches of precipitation each year, but in some areas, all it...

DEP Accepting Applications for 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

DEP Accepting Applications for 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

December 15, 2015

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites Pennsylvania businesses, farms, government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and individuals to apply for the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. This prestigious award honors those projects that have transformed...

PEC Announces Promotion for Frank Maguire

December 9, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Dec. 9, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a statewide leader in environment and conservation, today announced that Frank Maguire has been promoted to the position of Program Director...