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“Save Water, Save Land, Save Money” Workshop

June 25, 2013 @ 9:15 am - June 26, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

Heritage Conservancy, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Land Choices, and Silver Lake Nature Center present:


“Save Water, Save Land, Save Money” Workshop


Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville, PA
$20 (breakfast and lunch provided)
Add the June 26 Best Management Practices Fieldtrip for $10

An annual workshop to discuss practical approaches to implementing conservation goals, while minimizing impact on budget, protecting land resources & improving water quality. Open to municipal officials, planning commission & environmental advisory committee members & other interested citizens.

 June 25th:

9:15—9:30–Registration and coffee

9:30—10:00–Citizen Involvement in Community Sustainability—Lorraine Skala, Silver Lake Nature Center

10:00—10:45–Integrating Water Resources Planning into the Municipal Comprehensive Plan —Rea Monaghan, Bucks County Planning Commission


11:00—11:45–Tidal Delaware River Initiative—How will a National Recreation Area desig- nation benefit the economy of communities along the waterfront? —Patrick Starr, Pennsylvania Environmental Council

11:45—12:15–Buffet Lunch Provided

12:15—1:15–Watershed Decisions—An activity about the decision making processes that go into improving water quality issues. —Jennifer Fetter, Penn State Extension

1:15—2:00–Ordinances and Policies for Storm Water Success — Jim Bray, Yardley Borough EAC

2:00—3:00–Historic perspective of land and water use

June 26:

9 am—3 pm Fieldtrip locations include Silver Lake’s new sustainable building, Yardley Gar- den of Reflection and other storm water initiatives, Bristol Riverfront North In- dustrial Reuse Area, Bristol Marsh Natural Area and green features of the Bucks County Community College Lower Bucks Campus


To register, go to www.silverlakenaturecenter.org and click on June 25 on the events calendar.

For more information, contact Lorraine Skala at llskala@co.bucks.pa.us 


June 25, 2013 @ 9:15 am
June 26, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

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