Conservation District Installs Educational Displays on Protecting the Stony Creek

MCCD Displays Landscape

Montgomery County Conservation District installed two educational displays last month at the Norristown Farm Park headquarters, with funding from PA American Water’s Environmental Grant Program.

The displays are titled “Protecting the Stony Creek Watershed” and “Agricultural Conservation at the Farm Park.”  The watershed education display features a hand-drawn mural backdrop of the Stony Creek watershed and landscape surrounding the Farm Park, with four educational posters highlighting streamside forests, stormwater pollution, drinking water treatment and waste water treatment.

The agricultural conservation display features an aerial map backdrop with conservation best management practices illustrated on the farm fields.  Four educational posters discuss soil health, diversions and terraces, no-till farming and grassed waterways.

As visitors to the displays will learn, we are all connected by the streams and rivers that run through our towns.  Simply by planting a garden, picking up after  pets and keeping storm drains clean, we can all make a difference in the health of Stony Creek, which is a source of drinking water for local communities.

The display cases are available for viewing seven days a week for visitors to the park, in the school groups, classes, special presentations and community events hosted by the Farm Park.  The display cases will teach thousands of visitors each year about the importance of protecting our soil and water resources in order to better the health of our environment and community.

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