CLEAN WATER IS UP TO YOU
This is a series of articles showcasing how citizens’ everyday actions can help safeguard water quality.
Family Forest Program
Learn more about how the Family Forest Carbon Program enables property owners to access carbon markets.
Master Watershed Steward Program
Learn more about the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward program.
After a summer of brown grass and endless, fruitless watering, here’s an idea: Instead of investing all that time, energy and water in grass, go on a lawn diet.
Garden for wildlife
Create a backyard habitat that supports native wildlife and protects your drinking water.
Become a water-miser
Successful vegetable and flower gardeners have six strategies that save you time, energy and water.
Compost your scraps
Up to 95 percent of waste that could be composted ends up in landfills instead.
Create a native habitat
Whatever the size of your garden, using native plants makes sense, and not just for water quality.
Ditch the grease
Put your septic system on a fat-free diet to help the watershed – and yourself!
Please pass on the salt
Snow-melting salt used in winter can seep into watershed all year long.