B.J. Small

Pennsylvania Media & Communications Coordinator

CBF's Pennsylvania Media and Communications Coordinator, B.J. Small

B.J. Small is a native Pennsylvanian who enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing, and the myriad of other outdoor pleasures the Commonwealth has to offer.

He is CBF's Media and Communications Coordinator in Pennsylvania, working with editors and producers throughout the Keystone State to deliver CBF's clean water messages across many platforms.

He was appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the board of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission. He currently writes weekly outdoors columns for two newspapers and is a former newspaper editor and broadcaster.

His favorite Bay spot is the place that serves his next oyster or blue crab.

B.J.'s Posts

  • Pennsylvania's Wins, Whiffs, and Wishes for 2020 and Beyond!

    December 29, 2020

    While enduring an unprecedented year of restrictions and challenges brought on by COVID-19, CBF staff and volunteers in Pennsylvania were able persevere during the pandemic and have a productive 2020. In the Keystone State, field work was significantly reduced and staff successes came from working virtually and at home.

  • Trees? Yes, Please!

    November 9, 2020

    With the help of a new $2 million grant, we’re working with partners to plant 360 acres of streamside forest buffers, train on-the-ground technicians, and boost local clean water plans in eight Pennsylvania counties.

  • New Trees Are Sweet Healing for North Harford Maple Farm

    October 9, 2020

    After trees were clear-cut for a now defunct pipeline, a Pennsylvania maple farm is being restored.

  • Planting Trees in Pennsylvania to Save the Bay

    September 16, 2020

    It will take the work of many hands for Pennsylvania to lessen its impact as the greatest source of pollution to the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Smallmouth Bass are Making a Comeback

    August 27, 2020

    After years of struggling with pollution and disease, some populations of smallmouth bass are making a slow recovery.

  • Agriculture Cost-Share Program Taking Root in Pennsylvania

    August 12, 2020

    A proposed program aims to help Pennsylvania farmers and bring the state back on track toward meeting its clean water goals.

  • Lancaster Water Week Goes Virtual and Socially Distanced

    August 7, 2020

    As COVID-19 restrictions continue, Lancaster Water Week reimagines their programming to educate residents about restoring and protecting local streams.

  • Bringing Silvopasture to the Keystone State

    July 29, 2020

    A new study, led by CBF, on five Pennsylvania farms is exploring how farmers can implement silvopasture cost-effectively and successfully.

  • GIANT Goes Solar

    July 21, 2020

    The GIANT Company has installed a ground and rooftop solar system of over 6,700 panels that is good for light bills and bees.

  • Reclaiming Polluted Mine Land

    June 30, 2020

    The Keystone 10 Million Tree Partnership is reclaiming polluted, abandoned mine land in Pennsylvania by planting native trees.

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