Penn State Berks students, community members, and Olivet Boys & Girls Club children will gather in Northwest Reading to clean up Baer Park and a one-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, from the River Road trail head (across from Baer Park) to the Buttonwood Street Bridge, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17.
Trout fishing season begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 in 18 counties of southeastern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania received $1,757,319 for eleven in-state projects and four multi-state projects
In three years of the Farm Stewardship Program in Berks County, a total of 105 acres of Forested Riparian Buffers were installed. resulting in over 57,000 feet of streambank protection covering over 33,000 feet of stream, and planting over 8,000 trees and shrubs along streams. Through these cooperators, BCCD had 263 BMPs installed including 44 Plans (Conservation Plans, Manure Management Plans, Nutrient Management Plans), 62 Forested-Riparian-Buffer-related BMPs, and an additional 157 BMPs on farm operations.