State DEP storm water workshop planned this spring in Unity
The state Department of Environmental Protection has announced one of two day-long stormwater education workshops planned this spring in western Pennsylvania will be held June 13 at the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in Unity.
The workshop, conducted by DEP staff, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the reserve at Saint Vincent College, 744 Walzer Way.
An earlier workshop will take place 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m June 12 at Gannon University's Waldron Campus Center in Erie.
The workshops, called “Weathering the Storm,” are aimed at giving the public, educators and municipal officials tips to help reduce the pollution that storm water carries into the state's streams and rivers.
The workshop is free; participants will receive copies of the curriculum and an activities guide.
Act 48 credit available for teachers.
To register, residents may contact Bert Myers, Director of DEP's Environmental Education and Information Center, by sending email to: email@example.com or by call 717-705-3767.