Category Archives: Partners

Person in the Spotlight: Mario Cimino, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Resources Council

Upstream/Downstream spoke with Mario Cimino, Regional Director of the Pennsylvania Resources Center’s East Office, who was kind enough to share his experience working at the Pennsylvania Resources Council and explain some of the organization’s priorities and recent initiatives. Mario also … Continue reading

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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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Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster Challenges + Opportunties Tour

The August 6th Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster Challenges + Opportunities Tour was attended by a cross-section of people concerned about stormwater management and watershed health.  Representatives from watershed groups, municipalities, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, institutions and more participated, either riding … Continue reading

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Introducing the newest members of the Friends of Poquessing Team!

What is  The Friends of Poquessing? The Friends of Poquessing Watershed is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1990 and coming up on its 25th anniversary. The Friends of Poquessing Watershed (FOPW) is an all volunteer non-profit environmental group … Continue reading

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Come attend the Delaware River Watershed Forum!

The region’s forum for discussion of watershed-wide action to protect and restore the Delaware River Basin. Join us for facilitated discussions, informational sessions, site visits, and networking opportunities. To register for this FREE event, visit: http://bit.ly/DelawareWatershedForum Continue the conversation! Build … Continue reading

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Rain Gardens in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Rain gardens have been springing up in various communities through Southeastern Pennsylvania. Ambler is a community that has taken the lead with its community rain garden program. Ambler residents, including many from the Ambler Environmental Advisory Council, are installing rain … Continue reading

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Citizens protecting Southeastern Pennsylvania Streams

On June 4th, over 40 citizens came together at Abington Friends School for the introductory meeting of the streamkeepers. These citizens will be trained to monitor the Tookany and Pennypack watersheds, as well as teach others through their experience. A … Continue reading

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