Watershed Organization Wins Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence 2023
Veterans Memorial Field Becomes a Community Asset with Help from Dedicated Volunteers
The Shamokin Creek Restoration Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring Shamokin Creek to a more natural state, educating residents and students about the history and impacts of the local coal mining legacy, keeping the local watershed free of litter, implementing acid mine land restoration, and promoting opportunities for community engagement, recreation, and enjoyment of an improved local environment.
On April 25, 2023 SCRA were recognized for their efforts, impacts, and dedication at the PEC Harrisburg Dinner for the Recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. SCRA secured funding and volunteer support for improvements to Veterans Memorial Park in Kulpmont Borough- creating a welcoming space for visitors while protecting the creek’s water quality and creating habitat for critical pollinator species.
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