A photo taken and submitted by SCWA president Chuck Marsh won third prize in the West Virginia Watershed Networks’ photo contest for their 2015 calendar. The shot was taken at a stream monitoring in July on Sleepy Creek near the home of Bob Meadows, as volunteers sort out small aquatic life forms to help assess the over all health of the stream.
Bob Meadows, Sleepy Creek Watershed Association Treasurer, provides a watershed resident with helpful information and printed brochures at the October 2014 Berkeley Springs Apple Butter Festival.
On Saturday, October 4th from 8am until noon the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District will be co-sponsoring a Chainsaw Safety and Forest Health Workshop, along with the help of the Chesapeake Bay Program. This workshop will cover general chainsaw safety and maintenance. Instructor Rex Arnett will then inform the group and demonstrate the proper technique to fell a tree. This will lead into discussion More
This years’ Agricultural field day was well planned and well attended. Of the 90 registrants, about 50 farmers were there to learn more about farming practices that work for the farm and are good for the environment. There were 4 learning stations that the attendees were taken to via hay wagons behind tractors, and a festive dinner afterwards with good food and door More