Earth Day 2021 is less than two weeks away (April 22), and this year, the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association would like to honor the occasion by encouraging students throughout our watershed to design a poster using the theme ... "One Thing I Can Do to Help Our River Is ..."
Entries must be done on 8 1/2 x 11 paper in a vertical format, as we plan to display some of the coolest entries in our office windows on one of the busiest street corners in Sunbury ... just a short distance from the Susquehanna River's bank. They will also be shared on the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association's website and a few may make it into local media circles.
Podcast: Hellbender expert Peter Petokas on dwindling populations, the amphibian's importance and what can be done
Peter Petokas, a renowned expert on the hellbender with 15 years experience, talks in our newest episode of the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Podcast, about the dwindling populations in our watershed, the importance of the amphibian, what can be done to improve the situation and other water quality issues.
Our inaugural Songs of the Susquehanna project CDs are now available at the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association office located at 112 Market Street, Sunbury, PA or via mail.
Water specialist for the Columbia County Conservation District, Brittney Hartzell grew up in the region and developed a passion for the outdoors at a young age.
In this week's podcast, she talks about the county's response to a Chesapeake Bay initiative, some of the water quality concerns in the region she serves and discusses ways people can make a difference in their day-to-day lives for our water resources.
John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.