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  • POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

    For Immediate Release April 13, 2021 Media contacts: Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Pennsylvania...

    April 26, 2021
  • Shenango River Named PA 2021 River Of The Year In Public Voting

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/01/2021 MEDIA CONTACTS: Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-877-6315 Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   Shenango River Named PA 2021 River Of The Year In Public Voting ​Harrisburg, PA — Winding through Northwestern Pennsylvania, connecting Pymatuning and Shenango lakes with the...

    February 1, 2021
  • POWR Announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    For Immediate Release January 18, 2021 Media Contacts: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR, 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2021 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2021 Pennsylvania...

    January 19, 2021
  • Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2021 River of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507 Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-772-9101   Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2021 River of the Year Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy...

    December 14, 2020

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #144

    Pennsylvania Legacies #144

    Nobody knows exactly how many orphaned oil and gas wells dot the Pennsylvania landscape – even conservative estimates put the number well into the hundreds of thousands. Every day these defunct facilities remain unplugged, they’re emitting greenhouse gases, contaminating groundwater,...

    May 14, 2021By: Lily Jones
  • Join a River Sojourn This Summer!

    Join a River Sojourn This Summer!

    Mouse over the photo and scroll down to view the StoryMap   The Pennsylvania Sojourn Program, administered by PEC’s affiliate POWR in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is one of a number of programs supported...

    April 30, 2021By: Lily Jones

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