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Person in the Spotlight: David Robertson, Ph. D.

  For the spring Watershed Alliance newsletter David J. Robertson, Ph. D., Executive Director of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust (PERT), was kind enough to share his experience working at PERT, as well as explain some of PERT’s priorities and … Continue reading

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The College Settlement Wetland Project will Help Improve Water Quality in Pennypack Creek

The College Settlement Wetland Project is the culmination of a stormwater control measure originally envisioned by Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities in their Pennypack Creek Watershed Study. By creating a stormwater treatment wetland in a strategic location, up to … Continue reading

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Regional Watershed Group Workshops Provide Capacity Building & Technical Resources

  Over the past month, Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) had the opportunity to meet representatives from over 60 watershed organizations through a series of regional watershed group workshops held across the state.  This effort, funded through a Pennsylvania Department of … Continue reading

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