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2011-10-11 13:17:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer toured Laser Northeast Gathering Co.'s pipeline installation activities on Oct. 7, including the completed boring operations under Laurel Lake Creek in Silver Lake Township, Susquehanna County. While the company was conducting horizontal drilling under the creek for installation of a natural gas pipeline, there were several inadvertent returns to surface (IRTS)...

2011-09-12 13:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts has selected Penn State Public Broadcasting to develop a made-for-television documentary focused on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed as part of the Center's $10 million Expedition Chesapeake initiative. Penn State Public Broadcasting will produce a broadcast documentary as part of Expedition Chesapeake, a multi-media, educational and entertainment experience anchored by a 42-minute giant screen film...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Cabin Creekwood is delighted to announce a partnership with South River Fly Shop in Waynesboro, VA. Cabin guests can now book a Guided Fly Fishing Trip in Virginia along with their cabin rental. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Guests of Cabin Creekwood can now book a Virginia fly fishing excursion at the same time they book a cabin rental in Virginia. South River Fly Shop was established in February of 2011 by Tommy Lawhorne and Kevin Little. This opening coincided with the...

2011-08-22 20:18:00

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Corwin has tangled with wildlife in every corner of the world, from horned vipers in Morocco to red pandas in the Himalayas throughout a globetrotting career that has seen him build an audience of more than 13 million viewers worldwide. Now, he will focus his talent and energy on the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a singular natural resource that is home to 17 million people. Corwin today announced that he has joined Expedition...

2011-08-22 10:45:00

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide TV personality and renowned outdoor educator Jeff Corwin leads a two day Kayak Tour on the headwaters of the Susquehanna River as part of the Expedition Chesapeake initiative. Expedition Chesapeake, a multi-media educational and entertainment experience anchored by an IMAX film, is designed to educate and inspire the 17 million residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to become more aware of this national treasure. WHO: Jeff...

2011-08-04 11:15:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart's Acres for America program is donating $500,000 to help protect, conserve and restore fragile urban ecosystems in Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City. This is the first time the program has helped reestablish critical wildlife habitats in urban areas. "We are excited to have an opportunity to help revitalize priority wildlife habitats in urban areas and bring the Acres for America program to life for our...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET) and Kreider Farms recently held the grand opening of Bion's livestock waste treatment project that utilizes its patented micro-aerobic digestion technology to reduce environmental impacts to the Chesapeake Bay. The event was held at the Kreider Farms dairy facility in Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The theme of the event was, "Think Globally...Treat Locally", a strategy that refers to Bion's...

2011-08-02 14:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will host a Pennsylvania Phase 2 Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 3, with the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds. The summit will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keystone Conference Center in the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. "This event is the first of several opportunities for local officials and the public to engage in the...

2011-07-21 13:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative manure treatment project on a Lancaster County farm will help reduce nutrient run-off into the Chesapeake Bay as part of Pennsylvania's continuing efforts to improve the bay's health. Kreider Farms, a 2,200-cow dairy in Mount Joy, Lancaster County, today unveiled a micro-aerobic digestion project that provides on-farm treatment of manure that will significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous that might...

2011-07-21 09:00:00

MANHEIM, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by local and state officials at Kreider Farms, Bion Environmental Technologies Inc. (OTC: BNET) today unveiled groundbreaking new technology that protects local streams and the Chesapeake Bay, saves taxpayer money, and creates a source of renewable energy. Featured speakers included Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture George Greig, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Executive Deputy Secretary John Hines and...