DEP hydrogeologist Mark Stephens, right, speaks with Lucy Heggenstaller, a member of the Sugar Valley Watershed Association, at a recent DEP gathering. Stephens will be one of two experts sharing at the March 2 watershed meeting in Clinton County.
The rustic country beauty was hard to ignore while traveling along Route 880 near Loganton, PA, earlier this week.
Small farms surrounded by large, well-kept fields and swaths of diverse woodlot habitat made this region seem, on the surface, like many rural regions of the state.
However, there is growing concern about the groundwater within the Sugar Valley Watershed, and a meeting on Monday, March 2, will investigate some of the potential issues impacting the region and the renowned angler-friendly Big Fishing Creek that runs through it on its way toward the Tylersville trout hatchery.
Award-winning journalist and outdoors advocate John Zaktansky has been named the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper and executive director of the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, according to board president Kathy Snavely.