Dive into Work Group Sessions at Confluence 2024

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the heart of Confluence 2024 with our engaging work group sessions! Designed to foster collaboration, innovation, and meaningful dialogue, these sessions offer attendees the opportunity to delve deeper into key topics shaping the future of water stewardship in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Explore a diverse range of…

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Chesapeake Urban Stormwater Professionals Free Training Begins Soon!

The Chesapeake Stormwater Network is offering online training for professionals that introduces the impacts of urban stormwater and how to mitigate those impacts through watershed restoration practices and municipal stormwater programs. The Chesapeake Urban Stormwater Professionals training program is a 14-webinar curriculum that is taught in two parts. Part 1 introduces the basic impacts of…

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Lunch and Learn: Hall of Knowledge at Confluence 2024

Amidst the lively atmosphere of Confluence 2024, attendees will have the unique opportunity to indulge their curiosity and expand their knowledge at the Hall of Knowledge. Set against the backdrop of our event’s lunch break, the Hall of Knowledge beckons participants to embark on an enlightening journey through a myriad of interactive exhibits and displays.…

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Pa. state government refuses to pay local stormwater fees. This bill would force it to.

https://www.spotlightpa.org/statecollege/2024/05/pennsylvania-stormwater-fee-government-tax-exempt-legislature-rural by Marley Parish of Spotlight PA State College| May 22, 2024 This story was produced by the State College regional bureau of Spotlight PA, an independent, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to investigative and public-service journalism for Pennsylvania. Sign up for our north-central Pa. newsletter, Talk of the Town, at spotlightpa.org/newsletters/talkofthetown. HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania House…

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Announcing the 2025 One Water Summit

https://uswateralliance.org/announcing-our-2025-one-water-summit/ The One Water Summit is the nation’s premier gathering of cross-sector water trailblazers, experts, and enthusiasts. Since 2016, One Water Summit has sparked innovation by creating unique spaces for collaboration—centered around timely water challenges and solutions. To illustrate the power of this event and our collective One Water community, I’m also pleased to share…

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Exploring Tissue Farm: Host Location of Confluence 2024

Tissue Farm is a captivating multi-use space located in Confluence, Pennsylvania. The heart of this unique establishment beats within a former Chevrolet Garage, which Suzanne Ragan Lentz and Jeffrey ‘Pope’ Pankey, an artist couple, have transformed into a vibrant community hub. Let’s delve into the details: Historical Roots and Cultural Revival: Tissue Farm’s building is…

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Beaver County Environmental Mitigation Community Fund directs resources to monitor and improve water quality around the Upper Ohio River.

Through an Advisory Board of local environmental and community advocates, the PA Department of Environmental Protection has recommended funding to benefit the quality of life of the Beaver County community.  Three of the selected projects will directly address the water quality of the Ohio River, Beaver River and Raccoon Creek: Independence Conservancy Inc. awarded $277,100…

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Explore the Great Allegheny Passage with Confluence Cyclery

Explore the Great Allegheny Passage with Confluence Cyclery Are you planning to attend CONFLUENCE 2024 and looking for an exciting way to experience the scenic beauty of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) bicycle trail? Look no further than Confluence Cyclery, your go-to destination for all things biking-related before or after the event. Conveniently located just…

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5/27 Mon River Walk

Discovering the Mon Date: Monday, May 27th, 2024 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Join us for a community walk along the Monongahela River at Hazelwood Green! Gain insights from the Landscape Architecture of the Hazelwood Riverfront Master Plan, engage with Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory experts, and visit the rowing boathouse at the Pumphouse. Intended Audience: Our…

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AMD & AML Program (Audubon of WPA)

Audubon Society of Western PA is doing another half day program focused on AMD and AML related issues in WPA on Thursday June 6th from 9-12pm. We have partnered with Stream Restoration Inc. and Mountain Watershed Association to show how to identify AMD problems, determine funding resources to tackle such projects, and learn about some…

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