Drought Declarations Change for 17 Counties
February 15, 2017
Following a meeting today of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that two counties remain in drought warning status. Six improve from warning to watch status, and 11 improve from watch to normal status.
Keep America Beautiful (KAB): Apply Now For Grants
February 13, 2017
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced Wednesday applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Dr. Pepper Snapple/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grants. The deadline for applications is February 24. The grant program is open to all government agencies that own or manage local, regional or state parks. Nonprofit organizations and KAB affiliates are also eligible to apply on behalf of government agencies. For-profit businesses are not eligible to receive grants.
Winter Farmer Meetings offered in Chiques, Conewago watersheds
February 10, 2017
The AEC and other partners will provide winter farmer meetings focused agriculture and conservation in the Chiques and Conewago watersheds in Lancaster, Dauphin and Lebanon Counties. The Chiques farmers meeting will be held February 23 at Acorn Farms in Mt. Joy. Londonderry Township will host the Conewago meeting on March 3 at Sunset Golf Course in Middletown.