The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers is accepting nominations for the 10 rivers that will be featured in its second State of Pennsylvania Rivers Report.
A nominated river should exemplify the pressures and threats that are common to many streams, and should be the focus restoration, protection and enhancement efforts.
Nominations should include: river name; a description of the major problems it faces; a description of restoration, protection and enhancement efforts under way to address its problems; and a contact name, phone number and e-mail address.
Mail this information to POWR, P.O. Box 765, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0765.
POWR is dedicated to the protection, sound management and enhancement of the commonwealth’s rivers and watersheds and to the empowerment of local organizations with the same commitment.
Meanwhile, POWR is also accepting applications for the post of executive director of the organization. The group is seeking an individual with a strong background in grassroots, fundraising, advocacy and communications with at least five years of experience in a similar leadership role.
Written applications with resume and statement of interest should be sent by July 10 to: Arthur A. Davis, President, Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers, P. O. Box 765 Harrisburg, PA 17108-0765.