Snyder County Conservation District Holds CREP & Stream Buffer Field Day

Frank Rohrer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Restoration Specialist (third from right, white shirt, wearing blue hat), points toward a grassed riparian buffer along Susquehecka Creek for the tour group. Photo provided by Snyder County Conservation District.

Frank Rohrer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Restoration Specialist (third from right, white shirt, wearing blue hat), points toward a grassed riparian buffer along Susquehecka Creek for the tour group. Photo provided by Snyder County Conservation District.

The Snyder County Conservation District held a Stream Buffer and CREP Field Day event on July 28, 2016, in which thirty-five visiting and host farmers, landowners, a legislative aide, state government officials participated. The event included a tour of three farm sites. Representatives from Pheasants Forever, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, PA DCNR-Bureau of Forestry, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, and USDA-Farm Service Agency, relayed information about buffers, weeds, grass plantings, and CREP procedures. Click here to read more about the event.
DEP left-rgb Financial and other support for the CREP Outreach Program Office Mini-grant Program is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a Growing Greener Watershed Protection grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and with additional support from USDA-NRCS.
 

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