Each property owner can improve their impact on stormwater runoff. Whether you own a home, business, or farm, keeping the rain where it falls and reducing contamination can greatly improve water quality. Penn State Extension has created a property certification that will help you do just that! During Growing Water Wise: Becoming Water Wise Wednesday, … Continue reading Water Wise Webinar October 5, 2022
Penn State is offering an online webinar for people who use a private well for their drinking water. It will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022. from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. To find more information and to register visit the Penn State Extension site.
On May 14, 2022, there will be a Household Hazardous Waste event at Owen J. Roberts School. You must register, for more information and to register visit the Chester County Solid Waste Authority website. Note no electronics will be accepted. See the poster below for additional Household Hazardous Waste drop-offs in the region. 2022 Regional … Continue reading Household Hazardous Waste Event, May 14, 2022
Carol Stauffer, Assistant Director of the Chester County Planning Commission, is presenting on the County’s recently adopted Climate Action Plan via an online webinar. Chester County Climate Action Plan Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm Presented by Carol Stauffer, AICP, Assistant Director, Chester County Planning Commission Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89753547152?pwd=YVViWU15dC9jSnRVZUZNbTZ5WjNtUT09 Passcode: Climate Audio Only: 1-312-626-6799
Did you know that the March full moon is called the Worm Moon? It acquired this name because it was originally thought to refer to the earthworms that appear as the soil warms in spring. This invites robins and other birds to feed—a true sign of spring! Walk by the light of the full moon during this 1.5-hour, 2-mile walk at … Continue reading Worm Moon Walk, March 18, 2022
All of these events are free of charge. Nature WalkSaturday, March 19th at 9amCome join Diana Cormack, a PA Master Naturalist, and walk around the Great Marsh to look for spring wildflowers. We’ll also identify other native and non-native species and discuss their impact on this unique habitat. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will help us to … Continue reading Upcoming Events at the Great Marsh
The township roadside cleanup this year is April 9, 2022. More information on where to get bags and vests will be posted soon. The somewhat regular township picnic date is June 5, 2022, from 4 to 7 pm at Welkinweir. Details to come in a future article.
Do you manage a private well or spring? Learn how to test and protect your private drinking water supply. Chester County and Penn State present a webinar on March 24, 2022 from Noon to 1 PM. Over one million homes and farms in Pennsylvania get their drinking water from a private well or spring. Private Water … Continue reading Private Well and Testing Webinar: March 24, 2022