Pennsylvania Programs & Initiatives

From supporting farmers to training community members, learn how we're fighting for clean water in Pennsylvania.

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    Sue Mangan

    Become a Chesapeake Steward

    CBF's Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards, or VoiCeS, program engages local volunteers and their communities and fosters a deeper understanding of the Bay watershed and the efforts to restore it.

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    BJ Small/CBF Staff

    Halfmoon and Pequea Creek Watersheds Renewal Project

    The Halfmoon and Pequea Creek Watersheds Renewal Project represents an evolution in CBF’s work to reduce pollution to Pennsylvania’s rivers and streams accelerating the implementation of key practices to bring streams back to health, improve wildlife habitat critical to critters like the brook trout, and enhance local appreciation of local waters.

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    Matt Kofroth

    Buffer Bonus Program

    CBF and partners work with farmers and landowners throughout the region to implement conservation projects that will improve water quality and enhance farm profitability.

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    Photo by CBF Staff

    Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

    Participants in Pennsylvania's Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) receive funding to create buffers to protect local streams from pollution.

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    Kelly O'Neill/CBF Staff

    Resource Enhancement and Protection Program (REAP)

    The Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program provides tax credits to support conservation efforts on farms, to help sustain the farm's long-term financial viability and also protect water quality in nearby rivers and streams.

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    Harry Strite

    Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance

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

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    CBF Staff

    Susquehanna Watershed Restoration

    CBF's efforts in the Susquehanna River watershed in Pennsylvania are focused on helping communities and farmers improve water quality by starting locally.

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    CBF Staff

    Potomac Watershed Restoration

    Learn how CBF and Pennsylvania partners are working to restore forests in the Potomac watershed to capture and filter pollution from stormwater runoff.

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