Water Quality Volunteer Coalition

Linda Ferich (Right) assists a volunteer during a macroinvertibrate workshop.Lancaster County Conservancy is working with the Water Quality Volunteer Coalition (WQVC), a watershed education program sponsored by the Lancaster County Conservation District to monitor water quality. Linda Ferich, a Conservancy volunteer and PA Master Naturalist, coordinates the WQVC efforts in monitoring six streams within the Susquehanna Riverlands: Climbers Run, Kellys Run, Pequea Creek, Fishing Creek, Steinman Run, and Tucquan Glen. The WQVC meets at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of every month at the Susquehanna Riverlands Research and Education Center (SRREC) at Climbers Run Nature Preserve. Datacollected will monitor stream health through chemical testing (nitrates, pH, oxygen, etc.) and biological surveys [ macroinvertebrates like stoneflies, mayflies) at each site within this region of Lancaster County. Volunteers include students and teachers from colleges and universities; Master Naturalists, fishermen, and those interested in understanding and protecting watershed health in the Susquehanna Riverlands. If you would like to join the WQVC, or receive more information about their work, please contact Linda Ferich at ​lindaferich@hotmail.com​. 
June 04, 2016 at 9am - 11am
Climbers Run Nature Preserve
226 Frogtown Rd
Pequea, PA 17565
United States
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