Brief Highlights

Southeastern PA RC&D Council projects have had a positive impact on 49% of the municipalities in our seven county region. The number of projects per county that we have been involved in is given below.

Berks – 44 locations
Bucks – 41 locations
Chester – 31 locations
Delaware – 53 locations
Lehigh – 36 locations
Montgomery – 32 locations
Northampton – 40 locations

 

Projects the Council has completed  include:

  • Removing a dam
  • Sponsoring workshops for community groups on grant writing, non-profit management, director responsibilities, fundraising and marketing.
  • Stream restoration
  • Purchasing farm equipment for farmers to borrow
  • No-till vegetable planting
  • Barnyard water improvement
  • Alternative wastewater workshop
  • Workshops for farmers and land owners on identification and control of noxious weeds
  • Taking low-income senior citizens and WIC participants to farmers markets

 

Some of our current projects include:

  • Assisting small municipalities with stormwater issues
  • An alternative energy project to convert farm crops into bio-oil,
  • Loaning environmental groups rakes, shovels, and other tools to plant native trees and shrubs on stream banks
  • Holding entrepreneurship workshops for high school students

 

For a detailed project listing click here.

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