Trevor Weaver, Mifflin County Conservation District’s Outreach and Technical Assistant demonstrates how to build a rain barrel during the workshop held in Burnham on March 19, 2016. Another workshop was held in the Upper Kishacoquillas Creek Watershed in Belleville on March 22. Photo provided by Mifflin County Conservation District.
The Mifflin County Conservation District held two successful rain barrel workshops in two impaired watersheds within Mifflin County. These workshops built awareness of local water quality issues with residential landowners.
Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. (PACD) through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.