The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and the Police Chiefs Association of Montgomery County are sponsoring a Drug Take Back Day on October 22nd, 2016. This program provides a safe way for county residents to dispose of unwanted, unneeded, and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Please see the below link for additional details and drop-off locations.
Thursday, November 17th , 2016
The Montgomery County Conservation District, DEP, and the Montgomery County Planning Department will present on topics related to better understanding of increased requirements of the MS4 program, municipal, DEP & Conservation District roles, and more.
The intended audience is municipal supervisors, officials, and consultants.
The workshop will be a morning session, ending before noon.
Attendance will be free but registration will be required.
Actual time, location and agenda to follow
We are currently accepting topic ideas for this workshop. Please submit ideas to Assistant Manager, Eric Konzelmann
Tree Planting at Stony Creek Farms Community
130 Clydesdale Circle, Norristown, PA 19403 (Worcester Twp)
Friday, October 7, from 1pm-4pm
Saturday, October 8, from 9am-1pm
More details and sign up here: http://signup.com/go/JuoE6B
Tree Planting at Magnolia Meadows Preserved Farm
231 Hoffman Road, Barto, PA 19504 (Douglass Township)
Thursday, October 27 9:30am-3pm (half-day and full-day shifts available)
More details and sign up here: http://signup.com/go/be7Gqz
These restoration projects were made possible by the TreeVitalize Watersheds Grant program and the Plant One Million campaign, managed by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Growing Greener program, as well as Aqua PA for projects located within its source water protection zones.
MCCD presented a series of speakers to aid contractors and others from the development community in meeting Chapter 102 requirements. Topics included mitigating soil compaction and the proper installation of E&S and PCSM best management practices.
Presentation slides may be viewed by clicking the links below.
The Watershed Congress Organizing Committee is now accepting proposals for presentations for the 2017 Watershed Congress, which will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Montgomery County Community College Pottstown campus.
Submissions are due by 11:59 PM, October 31, 2016.
All applications must be submitted online.
Additional guidance for those interested in submitting a session proposal, with proposal formatting information, is available here.
The Watershed Congress advances the best available information and techniques for protecting and restoring watersheds. The focus on networking across disciplines means that the Congress melds science, policy and practical applications into one program. Every year, a growing and changing group of individuals attends to gain new knowledge, acquire tools, and practice techniques that will allow them to take active roles in the stewardship of their natural resources.