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Video Blog - Exhibitors Show Off Watershed Initiatives at Schuylkill Watershed Congress

Dozens of exhibitors at the 2007 Schuylkill Watershed Congress show how they work to protect and restore their local piece of the Schuylkill River Watershed. Watch this series of Video Blog stories to learn more….

Pete Goodman, President of the Valley Forge Chapter Trout Unlimited, highlights some recent projects by the Chapter in watershed assessment and restoration in Crabby Creek with LandStudies, Inc., working with the Turnpike Commission and private developers to better treat and manage stormwater. Contact Goodman by ending email to:

Video Blog: Valley Forge Trout Unlimited Protects Watersheds.

John Johnson, 81, immediate past president and chair of the West Chester Fish, Game & Wildlife Association, talks about the group’s mission to not only raise thousands of trout to stock local streams, but also educate the public about protecting vital wildlife and watershed resources. Contact John Johnson at 610-873-9062.

Video Blog: West Chester Wildlife Association Enhances Wildlife Resources.

Matt Royer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, talks about the proposed Resource Enhancement and Protection Act tax credit program to promote the installation of best management practices on farms to control nutrient runoff and for stormwater management.

Royer said best management practices are particularly important to the Schuylkill River because it provides drinking water for millions of people, including the City of Philadelphia. For more information, visit the CBF REAP webpage.

Video Blog: REAP Promotes Clean Drinking Water

Dr. R. Dean Foster, Vice President & West Campus Administrative Officer for the Montgomery County Community College talks about how MCCC Pottstown has been actively engaged with the Schuylkill River Heritage Area and developing a new environmental education center and hosting the annual Schuylkill RiverFest, this year on October 13 (contact Dr. Foster if your group is interesting in participating as a sponsor or participant). Contact Dr. Foster at 610-718-1846 or send email to: or visit .

Video Blog: Montgomery County Community College Host Schuylkill Congress

Matt Genchur, Source Water Protection Specialist, PA Rural Water Association outlines how the Association helps rural drinking water and wastewater plant operators improve their operating skills by providing education and technical assistance programs.

Genchur also talks about the importance of source water protection in keeping water supplies clean to lower treatment costs. Contact Genchur at 814-353-9302 or send email to:

Video Blog: PRWA Helps Local Water/Wastewater Systems


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