Pennsylvania Programs & Initiatives

From contaminated agricultural runoff to natural gas drilling, learn about the issues we face in Pennsylvania, and how we're fighting for clean water.

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    Buffer Bonus Program

    CBF and partners work with farmers and landowners throughout the region to implement conservation...Read More

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    Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

    Participants in Pennsylvania's Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) receive funding to...Read More

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    Resource Enhancement and Protection Program (REAP)

    The Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program provides tax credits to support...Read More

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    Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance

    A multi-state program supporting farmers interested in grazing their livestock.Read More

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    Susquehanna Watershed Restoration

    CBF's efforts in the Susquehanna River watershed in Pennsylvania are focused on helping...Read More

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    Potomac Watershed Restoration

    Learn how CBF and Pennsylvania partners are working to restore forests in the Potomac watershed...Read More

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    Native Plantings & Stream Buffers

    CBF volunteers restore Pennsylvania streams and rivers from stormwater runoff that washes...Read More

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    Environmental Impact Bonds

    Environmental Impact Bonds provide an innovative source of funding for green infrastructure...Read More

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