Friday, March 5, 2010

Water Works Workshop Resheduled: Tuesday March 16th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

How clean is our water for fishing?
Posted by: Noel Jones

The West Ward Water Works 2nd workshop has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 16th, and an important workshop it is for anyone concerned about the quality of our streams. We have one of the best cold water limestone trout creeks in the nation (Bushkill Creek), as well as two major rivers, and the pharmaceutical and other toxic waste flooding our creeks and rivers are our endangering our trout.

Below is an announcement from Sophia at the West Ward Partnership with all the details on this workshop:

How Clean Are Your Neighborhood Streams?

Citizen Vigilance is Key to Healthy Streams ~Help Care for OUR Water

Presents it’s second workshop on the health of 
the Bushkill and the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers

Rescheduled date and time
7 to 9 pm Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Olivet Presbyterian Church
12th and Northampton St.

·       7:00 p.mDr Joseph Colosi of DeSales University will present his in-depth research into the endocrine disruption problem that is currently growing as a health concern in our local waters.
·       8:00 p.m. A panel of involved citizens and experts* will discuss utilizing youth training in partnership with adult volunteers to analyze freshwater streams in the Easton area including the Bushkill Creek and the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers
(*Speakers on the panel will include representatives from PIX (a coalition of waste water treatment facilities) The Bushkill Stream Conservancy, Easton Area High School, Trout Unlimited, Delaware Riverkeepers Network and others.)

Organizations or individuals who have interest in environmental water studies should attend this meeting.

Sophia Feller
Interim Director, West Ward Neighborhood Partnership
Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc.
610.515.0891 ext 4200 :: Fax 610.515.0895 ::

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