Restoration Reports — Precision Conservation on Your Property

The Chesapeake Conservancy, working in partnership with Bloomsburg University, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and Susquehanna University, released its newest conservation tool at the Centre County Grange Fair, Aug. 18-26. The Restoration Report tool shows Clinton and Centre County, Pennsylvania landowners information about possible restoration projects on their property that will help improve the health of their land[…]

Chesapeake Conservancy Releases Vision Document for Susquehanna River Conservation

Annapolis, MD – The Chesapeake Conservancy recently released Envision the Susquehanna: A Vision for the Susquehanna Watershed in partnership with the National Park Service, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, and the Wildlife Management Institute. This “Vision Document” maps out the[…]

Do you plant riparian forested buffers? We’re looking for partners to help test our new prioritization methodology in the field.

The Implementing Precision Conservation in the Susquehanna River Watershed project team is pleased to announce the launch of our new Conservation Opportunity Area Prioritization Tool. First, we identified 43,833 individual “conservation opportunity areas” in Clinton and Centre Counties in Pennsylvania. In a January 2017 workshop in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, we asked 28 local practitioners: “What does it[…]

Implementing Precision Conservation in the Susquehanna River Watershed

In September 2016, the  National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded funding to the Chesapeake Conservancy for a major restoration and conservation initiative in the Susquehanna River watershed to be conducted in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Susquehanna University, Bloomsburg University, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.  The three-year initiative will pilot a new approach to conservation with local partners in[…]

2016 – 2017 ETS Advisory Council

The Envision the Susquehanna team is excited to welcome the 2016 – 2017 Advisory Council. We strive to maintain a diverse council that brings a wide range of experience and expertise to collaborate across sectors and across borders. In 2017, the team will focus on implementing projects that embody the mission of Envision the Susquehanna[…]

State Agency, Environmental Groups, and Universities Partner to Implement Precision Conservation in Pennsylvania

On August 25, 2016, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded funding to the Chesapeake Conservancy for a major restoration and conservation initiative in the Susquehanna River watershed to be conducted in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Susquehanna University, Bloomsburg University, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The three-year initiative[…]

Research at Bucknell University supports initiative

Students and faculty at Bucknell University are actively engaged in research focused on the Susquehanna watershed that utilizes multimedia scholarship and is designed to articulate, highlight, and learn from stories that form our region and ourselves. The poster below was shared at the launch of Envision the Susquehanna and at the Susquehanna River Symposium. Click[…]