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Webinar: Riparian Buffers…Not Just for Water Quality

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Meadows and forests adjacent to waterways not only help remove pollutants from stormwater flowing into our waterways, they also serve as important habitat and migration corridors for many of Pennsylvania's native land (and air) based animals! Knowing and understanding these additional benefits can help you engage and inspire more people in your community by tapping into the issues and creatures they may care most about. During this free webinar, staff of the PA Game Commission and volunteers of Bird Town […]

Webinar: Managing Invasive Species and Overgrown Landscapes with Goats

Virtual Event PA

We hope you will join us for a presentation about managing the fast-growing, pervasive, and invasive Japanese Knotweed. Japanese Knotweed is commonly found along streams and rivers, in low-lying areas, and in disturbed areas such as rights-of-way. It often creates monoculture stands that threaten native plant communities. It is notoriously difficult to manage and get rid of! Join POWR and your watershed organization colleagues for a presentation on one method that was used to control knotweed in a local park: […]

Vote for the 2023 PA River of the Year

The Conestoga River, Perkiomen Creek, Schuylkill River, and Susquehanna River—North Branch are this year’s nominees for the 2023 PA River of the Year. The public can vote for a favorite state waterway beginning, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, through 5:00 PM Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The POWR website enables voting and offers details on nominated waterways and the River of the Year program. Voting is managed through Woobox, an online contest application restricting voting to one email address.

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