Old Men and Redbuds

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Thanks to the generous help of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the chapter planted additional trees along the east bank of our streambank restoration project on Snitz Creek in North Cornwall…

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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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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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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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The Next Step in the Fight for Bristol Bay
Photo: Paul Nicoletti

The Next Step in the Fight for Bristol Bay

The fight against the proposed Pebble mine has reached another critical milestone with the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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Benefits of Large Woody Debris in Streams
Large woody debris is seen here helping to stabilize a streambank. Photo: Danielle Rhea

Benefits of Large Woody Debris in Streams

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by: Danielle Rhea, Water Resources Educator, Penn State Extension Large wood provides multiple benefits in stream systems such as stabilized streambanks, improved floodplain connectivity, and more diverse aquatic habitat. Large…

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