Partner Notes

Welcome to the Partner Notes page! Here you will find articles written by Lancaster Clean Water Partners members.  Topics will range from Partner meetings, events and restoration activities to emerging issues in Lancaster County and the surrounding region.

  • Grow More

    By on July 9, 2019

    Written by Jessica Espenshade, Agriculture Program Senior Coordinator with National Wildlife Federation   “The struggle is real. I learned a lot about challenges that farmers are facing and how to build a strategic approach to communication”  – quote from a Grow More class participant Agricultural outreach professionals are set with a daunting task: changing farmer behavior. How do you get...

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  • Innovative Financing Ideas

    By on June 28, 2019

    Nutrients and sediments are two of the biggest pollution problems in Lancaster’s local streams and rivers.  Preventing them from even reaching our waterways is the best way to get to clean and clear water in a generation.  Getting rid of the ones that do make it requires creative solutions and can be extremely expensive.   EPA hosted a webinar...

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  • Lancaster’s Clean Water Fund is accepting applications

    By on June 25, 2019

    Reposted from PA Environment Digest – June 24, 2019 The Lancaster County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for Clean Water Fund Grants.  The deadline for applications is July 26. Grants are being offered in two categories for high priority, high impact nutrient and sediment reduction projects to implement Lancaster County’s Watershed Implementation Plan The grants offered including– —...

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  • Head to the Hill

    By on March 8, 2019

    From the Choose Clean Water Coalition – March 7, 2019 We have seen time and time again that when our work for clean water faces challenges and threats, our Choose Clean Water members show up – and we show up in numbers. This was evident in 2017 when the president’s budget eliminated funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program and...

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  • New Resources Help Farmers and Advisers Maximize Sustainability and Profitability

    By on January 11, 2019

    Sustainability Programming for Ag Retailers and CCAs (SPARC) was recently launched by the Agricultural Retailers Association, the American Society of Agronomy, Environmental Defense Fund and Field to Market to provide farmer advisers with resources and training modules to help producers continuously improve agronomic and environmental outcomes.

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  • Turkey Hill’s Walking the Talk

    By on January 11, 2019

    Turkey Hill Dairy is leading the way when it comes to businesses playing a role in clean water work. Whether it is their recently announced commitment to using 100% renewable energy, or their dedication to getting more best management practices on the farms that supply their milk, or redesigning their packaging so there is less plastic in…

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  • What’s Your Story to Share?

    By on November 9, 2013

    Share your news, stories, or blogs with us!

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