Pennsylvania Fuels for Schools & Beyond - Statewide Initiative The Pocono Northeast RC&D initialized and started the Pennsylvania Fuels for School & Beyond program, which is a statewide biomass energy-use initiative promoting local renewable resources to provide reliable energy for Pennsylvania schools and businesses.
Rural Community Fire Protection Project - Statewide InitiativeUSDA Forest Service The Rural Community Fire Protection Project provides assistance to rural communities that do not have the adequate infrastructure for municipal water systems or pressurized fire hydrants.
Orchard Limestone Drain Rehabilitation ProjectU. S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Abandoned mine drainage (AMD) is the leading source of non-point source pollution within Pennsylvania and the Northern Swatara Creek Watershed. The Swatara Creek Watershed has been historically degraded to the point that the main stem of Swatera Creek at the town of Ravine had been devoid of aquatic life as recent as 1990. This project is an AMD treatment system installed within the watershed to decrease the amount of pollutant loading, and increase the productivity of the watershed.
Northeast Small Farm and Rural Living ExpoPenn State Cooperative Extension, Rutgers Cooperative Extension & Cornell Cooperative Extension The focus of this Northeast Expo is education. It will feature over 50 educational workshops including an array of hands-on demonstrations; a variety of children’s learning activities, and a large exhibit hall with businesses and agencies who work with farms and rural communities to answer a wide range of questions. Classes discussing beginning farming, renewable energy, youth educational programs and draft horse demonstrations are only a sampling of the educational programs offered over two days.
Below is a list of more past programs conducted by PNERCD:
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George E. Kauffman, III, Executive Director
Suzanne Berkowitz, Director of Operations
P.O. Box 432, Dalton, PA 18414
Phone: (570) 234-3577 or cell: (570) 262-2726
Registration Information on PNERCD
The official registration and financial information Pocono Northeast Resource Conservation & Development Council may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. PNERC&D is a registered 501 (c)3 organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible in accordance with law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, at 1-800-732-0999. PNERC&D is an equal opportunity provider and employer.