Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts

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2015 Chesapeake Bay Program Materials

Chesapeake Bay Program Conservation District and PA Agency Staff Meeting March 10, 2015 Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA



  • Overview of the New Chesapeake Bay Agreement Nicholas DiPasquale, Director Chesapeake Bay Program Office, US EPA Andy Zemba, Director, Interstate Waters Office, PA Department of Environmental Protection Ted Tesler, Chesapeake Bay Program, PA Department of Environmental Protection
  • Chesapeake Bay Model Mark Dubin, Agricultural Technical Coordinator, University of Maryland
  • Interseeder Dr. Gregory Roth, Professor of Agronomy, Penn State
  • Conservation District Project Spotlights

New Initiatives for Farmers in Berks County Jeff Overstreet, Chesapeake Bay Technician, Berks County Conservation District Stream Stabilization Project Shanon Burkland Stamm, Watershed & Program Specialist, Union County Conservation District

  • Financial Assistance Programs

Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Susan Marquart, Natural Resource Specialist, USDA NRCS

Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) Joel Semke, Resource Enhancement and Protection Administrator, State Conservation Commission

Growing Greener Doug Goodlander, Water Program Manager, PA Department of Environmental Protection

Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Kristen Saacke-Blunk, Principal, Headwaters LLC

  • PA DEP Updates Steve Taglang, Chief, Division on Conservation, PA Department of Environmental Protection