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Voting To Begin For Pennsylvania’s 2021 River Of The Year

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announces that the public is invited to again vote online for the 2021 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among five waterways nominated throughout the state. The public can vote for a favorite state waterway beginning today through 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 22, 2021. Waterways nominated for 2021 are: Buffalo Creek Lehigh River Loyalhanna Creek Shenango River Tunkhannock Creek Read the full press release

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SRBC Accepting Comments on Draft 2021 Comprehensive Plan

The Susquehanna River Basin Compact requires the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to plan for the immediate and long-range development and use of the water resources of the Basin. The Comprehensive Plan provides an overarching framework for the Commission to manage the Basin’s water resources and serves as a guide for all Commission programs and activities. The Commission is currently developing an updated Plan that will become effective in 2021, which marks the halfway point in the 100-year Susquehanna River Basin Compact. This

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Lackawanna River Named PA 2020 River of the Year

Harrisburg, PA – A vibrant, cold-water “Class A” fishery in its middle and upper reaches, and a waterway that attracts more paddlers every year, the Lackawanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania has been voted the state’s 2020 River of the Year. “Emerging from a record number of public votes, the Lackawanna is most deserving of the River of the Year honor, as are the many supporting groups that rallied around it,” said Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy

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Voting Begins for Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year

​Harrisburg, PA — The public is invited to again vote online for the 2020 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among five waterways nominated throughout the state. “Regardless of the outcome, this competition builds community support around our rivers and streams, putting them in the public limelight,” Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said. “This annual undertaking is much more than a public vote gauging popularity of Pennsylvania waterways. All have truly unique attributes; offer incredible

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2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

Public to Vote on Pennsylvania’s Best River… Nominations Accepted from October 22, 2019 Through November 15, 2019 Luzerne – Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2020 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through November 15, 2019 and then selected nominations will be voted on by the public beginning in late November. “As I have said throughout past annual selection processes, there may be only one River of the Year but all waterways

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