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Consortium for Scientific Assistance

Consortium for Scientific Assistance (Pennsylvania Only) Does your watershed group need help developing a volunteer monitoring program? Do you need help analyzing or presenting existing data you have collected? Could your group benefit from a presentation on a specific watershed topic? The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds (C-SAW) can help you with these tasks and much more.

C-SAW is comprised of watershed specialists, including DRN staff, who provide eligible watershed groups or local project sponsors with technical assistance. The C-SAW Program is made possible through a grant from the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s Growing Greener Program. The service is at no cost to eligible groups.

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Green Amendments For The Generations

The goal of the Green Amendments For The Generations is to advance a Green Amendment movement that sweeps the nation and secures for all people constitutional recognition and protection of their inalienable rights to pure water, clean air, a stable climate  and healthy environments.  

Schuylkill River Project

Schuylkill River Project is an effort to describe stream water quality throughout the 1900-square mile Schuylkill River basin in southeastern Pennsylvania. We assess stream condition by sampling the macroinvertebrates (mostly insects, crustaceans, mollusks and worms) that live on the stream bottom.


SynTurf, a national and international forum dedicated to information regarding the environmental and health risks associated with artificial turf fields. By providing a reliable body of information about environmental and health impact of artificial turf fields, this site seeks to level the playing field of information about turf in favor public’s interest.

We invite you to contact the state environmental protection offices for additional information in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. In addition, The Delaware River Basin Commission provides important information on River issues and events.