2014-15 NPS Mini-grant Projects

epa_logo (2) The 2014-2015 round of Nonpoint Source Pollution Mini-Grant program funded 34 projects. The projects were funded by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, sickness Inc. 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.
County Project Title Grant Amount
Allegheny Southwest Project Grass Grazing Bus Tour $2, advice 000
Beaver Stormwater Solutions for Homeowners $1,269
Berks Preventing Nonpoint Source Pollution through Adult Education in Berks County $2,000
Blair Trails, Trees and TV $1,850
Bradford Bradford County Nutrient Management Education and Outreach Strategy $2,500
Bucks We All Live Downstream: Delaware River Watershed Migration Day $1,720
Cameron Implementing Best Management Practices on a Timber Harvest $750
Clinton Route I-80 Nonpoint Source Pollution Interpretative Panels $1,525
Crawford  PA Farmland Preservation Association Conference and Conservation Tour $1,174
Dauphin Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control Workshops $1,986
Elk Backyard Conservation Workshop $500
Erie Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day $1,225
Franklin On-Farm Solutions to Reduce Off-Site Movement of Sediment, Nutrients and Pesticides  $919
Greene Conservation Partnerships to Reduce NPS Pollution – Brochure $2,000
Huntingdon Pollinator Garden at Old Crow Wetland  $2,440
Jefferson Adaptive Grazing: Taking Soil Health to a New Level $2,000
Lackawanna Rain Garden Demonstration Site $2,416
Lawrence Lawrence County Agricultural Field Day, featuring the Penn State Cover Crop Interseeder $1,544
Lehigh Pollution Prevention through Education $2,300
Lehigh Rain Barrel Workshop $1,000
Lycoming No-till and Cover Crop Field Day  $1,393
McKean Prevention of NPS Pollution in McKean County $2,000
Monroe Retain the Rain II: Practices for Pollution Prevention $2,000
Northampton “Stop the Mud” $1,714
Potter A Wastewater Buffer Strip with Biochar will Reduce Pollution $539
Snyder Women in Ag Forum – Managing Soil Health $2,000
Snyder New Cover Cropping Ideas $1,176
Somerset Rain Barrel Workshop $2,000
Tioga Tioga County Agriculture Education $1,529
Union Urban Landowner Cover Cropping $1,500
Venango Venango County Ag Field Day $2,500
Washington Washington County Conservation District Equine Environmental Stewardship Workshops $1,856
Wayne Wayne Conservation District 2015 Ag Bus Tour $418
Westmoreland Headwaters of Turtle Creek Bus Tour $2,000