2020 Fundraiser Moves to Online

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Traditionally, the Doc Fritchey Chapter raises almost all the money we need to carry out our conservation and stewardship mission on one evening in late winter, at our annual conservation…

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Doc Fritchey T-Shirts Now Available

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If you've read our last few chapter newsletters, you know that we now have a good supply of Doc Fritchey T-Shirts available. The intent was to sell these T-shirts at…

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Quittapahilla Water Monitoring Program

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Our monitoring program for the Quittapahilla Watershed is off to a slow start, partly because of restrictions related to the COVID 19 pandemic. But, lately, we have picked up the…

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Secretary Bob Pennell Recognized
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Secretary Bob Pennell Recognized

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DFTU president Russ Collins presents Bob Pennell with a plaque recognizing his innumerable contributions to the chapter.

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Good for the Environment? You Decide!

As many of you know, the work that we do as a grassroots conservation organization often encounters headwinds, not the least of which is climate change. The science behind climate…

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DEP Awards Grant for Snitz Creek

On October 7th, the Department of Environmental Protection awarded $4.9 million in EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Grants to 23 projects that will help communities and the state's environment by restoring…

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The Quittapahilla Watershed Association

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Written by Michael Schroeder The masthead on the website of the Quittapahilla Watershed Association reads as thus ... “Dedicated to cleaner water flowing from the Quittie to the Swatara to…

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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch
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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch

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The 2020 Gerald L. Miller Outstanding Volunteer Award – which under normal circumstances would have been presented at our Annual Banquet in March – was presented to chapter member Jim Rauch on…

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