August Shale Gas Follow-Up Meetings

Event information: Shale gas follow-up meetings, August 6-7, Beaver, Oakmont, and Harrison City, PA This was an exciting trip! I looked forward to reconnecting with volunteers in Beaver, most of whom have been monitoring for a few years. We reviewed ALLARM’s shale gas protocol and…

Adventure

Today, the ALLARM student staff ran around Southern Cumberland Valley doing a variety of things. We gathered supplies and hit the road to obtain parts for the rain barrels we provide community members with in the fall as a part of our stormwater rain barrel…

Buena Vista Shale Gas Workshop

Event information: Shale gas workshop in partnership with Mountain Watershed Association (MWA), July 7, Buena Vista, PA This week I dived into preparing for my second shale gas workshop of the summer, which was in partnership with Mountain Watershed Association. In Buena Vista, PA on…

Mayfly Festival

Event information: 2nd Annual Susquehanna Mayfly Festival, June 30, Wrightsville, PA On June 30, I traveled with one of my fellow Watershed Coordinators to Wrightsville, PA to attend and represent ALLARM at the 2nd Annual Susquehanna Mayfly Festival hosted by the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association.…

Stroud Water Research Center EnviroDIY

Event information: EnviroDIY (Do-it-yourself environmental sensors) training with Stroud Water Research Center, June 27-28, Dickinson College On June 27 and 28, the ALLARM office hosted Stroud Water Research Center (Stroud) as they led a workshop on their EnviroDIY environmental sensor technologies for local community members.…

Warren County Follow-Up Meeting

Event information: Shale gas follow-up meeting, June 27, Warren, PA After doing an abbreviated workshop in Oakmont, PA, we traveled north to Warren County for a shale gas follow-up meeting with a group that was trained in March 2018. They are monitoring the Conewango Creek…

Plum Creek Shale Gas Workshop

Event information: Evening shale gas workshop, June 26, Oakmont, PA On June 26, I travelled with two of my colleagues to Allegheny County, PA to conduct an abbreviated shale gas workshop in Oakmont, PA at the local library. This was my first shale gas workshop…

Conodoguinet Creek Snapshot

Event information: Conodoguinet Creek Snapshot, June 23, Kaufman Hall The 5th installment of the Conodoguinet Creek Snapshot was on June 23. The Snapshot is a collaboration with the Cumberland County Conservation District and is an exciting opportunity for both community members and ALLARM Watershed Coordinators.…

South-Central PA Regional Watershed Workshop

Event information: South-Central PA Regional Watershed Workshop, June 20, Dickinson College ALLARM, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR), and Capital RC&D hosted the Southcentral Pennsylvania Watershed Roundtable on June 20, providing a space for all…

Meeting with PennFuture and NPCA

Event information: Meeting with PennFuture and NPCA, June 18, Harrisburg, PA Our staff ventured to Harrisburg on June 18, a warm Pennsylvania day, to learn all things environmental policy from PennFuture. We met briefly with Ezra Thrush, Director of Policy, and continued our day with…

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