Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership Virtual Meeting

Susquehanna River Basin Commission


May 13, 2021 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Join the Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership Virtual Meeting


Event:

Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership Virtual Meeting

Date:

Thursday May 13th from 09:00 to 11:30 am

Where:

Webex Virtual Meeting Platform

What's Expected:

Mike Snyder, District Conservationist at the Lebanon Field Office for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will outline NRCS’s methods and role in promoting water quality improvements and source water protection with private agricultural landowners through their Conservation Planning process. Discussion will include inventorying available resources, evaluating resource concerns, developing alternatives, decision-making and implementation.

Ashley Lenig, Conservation Program Manager at the Pennsylvania office of the NRCS, will provide an overview of NRCS programs, initiatives, and incentives related to Source Water Protection in the Lower Susquehanna River region. The contracting process from application to selection for funding will be reviewed. Ashley will highlight work done in the Swatara Creek watershed through the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI). She will also discuss incentivized practices in source water areas and the source water protection provisions in Farm Bill 2018.

Round-up of Source Water Protection updates from Partnership members.

How to join:

Complete the free registration here. Webex meeting connection instructions will be emailed two days prior to the event.

Questions:

Contact James Shallenberger, Susquehanna River Basin Commission

jshallenberger@srbc.net

717-238-0423 x1115

What we do:

Formed in 2012, the Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership is an affiliation of organizations and people who collaborate and learn from one another to stay informed about common issues and challenges that affect Source Water Protection.