Lessons From The Land

The Lessons from the Land webinar series highlights specific examples of Pennsylvania-born successes in improving water quality through innovations in technology, policy, and enhanced partnerships.
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A Conewago LIVE webinar by Jennifer Fetter, Watershed/Youth Development Educator for Penn State Extension. She discusses the 4-H Stream Teams Program that she developed and piloted in the Conewago Watershed. This program helps educate youth on water, watersheds, and water quality while also encouraging community service. She shares results of this program, lessons learned, and ways to utilize this model in other areas.

Matt Royer, Director of the Lower Susquehanna Initiative, is joined by USGS's Mike Langland and Penn State Extension's Kristen Kyler, to discuss a synoptic high flow sampling of the Conewago Creek Watershed and the results of a recent fish survey at a stream restoration site.

This presentation from the Conewago Creek Initiative-LIVE webinar series took place on February 21, 2012.

A symposium titled "Anatomy of a Conservation Partnership for Integrated Watershed Restoration" broadcasted live from the International Soil and Water Conservation Society 66th Conference in Washington, DC.

Pennsylvania Riparian Forest Buffers that Work.

Outreach and Technology Transfer in a Plain Sect Community. Dr. John Shuman is joined by Kyle Zieba, and Patrick Fasano to examine the work underway in Pennsylvania's Octoraro Watershed to improve water quality.

TMDLS, Farms, Wastewater Treatment Plants and Innovations in Environmental Markets.

Julie Vastine, joined by Julie Kollar, discuss volunteer stream monitoring, approaches, parameters of concern and identifying early signals of change in streams of the Marcellus region of Pennsylvania. This webinar was held March 23, 2011.

Watershed Winds, the newsletter of the Pennsylvania Discovery Watershed Initiative, showcases tools and approaches for addressing nonpoint source pollution in Pennsylvania's watersheds.