Author Archives: Bob Pennell

Update on Cannonsville Reservoir water release

Late yesterday (October 4) many UDR watershed stakeholders received a press release from NYCDEP announcing temporary adjustments over the next 3 days to the Cannonsville reservoir release to repair a leaky pipe in the release chamber and to fix the USGS Stilesville (NY) gage.  See update below from NYC for adjusted release levels.  The decision on…

PATU joins partnership to plant 10 million trees in PA

BELLEFONTE, PA – The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) has joined an ambitious statewide effort to plant 10 million trees throughout Pennsylvania by the end of 2025. The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership, coordinated by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, brings together a broad array of agencies, conservation groups, outdoors enthusiasts, businesses, and individuals to…

Coldwater Heritage Partnership announces $80K in grants to support 12 projects

Coldwater Heritage Partnership announces $80K in grants to support 12 projects On March 26, the PA Council of Trout Unlimited announced 12 grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to conservation organizations across Pennsylvania through the Coldwater Heritage Partnership’s Coldwater Conservation Grant Program. These funds will be used to perform stream assessments and develop conservation plans in seven watersheds…

DCNR Now Accepting 2020 Grant Applications

DCNR Now Accepting 2020 Grant Applications DCNR is accepting applications for its Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants. The 2020 grant application round opened January 15 and will close April 22. Funds can support projects such as: Planning, acquisition, and development of public parks Trail planning and construction River conservation and access Open space conservation Streamside tree…