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  • Green Technology Archive - SEPA RC&D
    2011 The Farm Bioenergy Project is an opportunity to support local agriculture stimulate economic development in the region protect the environment and reduce dependency on foreign oil The Southeastern Pennsylvania Resource Conservation and Development Council is leading a partnership effort that will build and operate a mobile processing unit called the Kwesinator to produce alternative fuels and a valuable soil amendment The Kwesinator will convert biomass such as switchgrass hay through a process called fast pyrolysis The Kwesinator will be built upon a proven research model developed by scientists at the USDA Ag Research Service Center in Wyndmoor Montgomery County PA Southeastern PA RC D wants to incubate this new technology because it will create additional sources of revenue for local farmers lead to the creation of green jobs and the formation of new businesses in rural communities The Kwestinator By 2020 the US Navy expects 50 of its total energy consumption for ships aircraft tanks vehicles and shore installations to come from alternative sources Fast Pyrolysis is a process through which biomass is very quickly heated to a high temperature greater than 750 F in less than 1 second without oxygen present and changed into three useable products They are bio oil bio char and syngas The conversion rate is approximately 70 bio oil 20 bio char and 10 syngas Bio oil is dark brown in color and can be used without processing as heating oil or as a fuel source for the generation of electricity Bio oil has approximately half the heating value of traditional heating oil It can also be refined for use as diesel and aviation fuel Bio char is a graphite looking like powder It can be used as a soil amendment to adsorb excess nutrients pesticides other potential pollutants and sequester carbon from the

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  • Water Management Archive - SEPA RC&D
    piping and infrastructure In May the members of the Collaborative appointed a Coordinator with experience in environmental education and state programs dealing with control of stormwater runoff The coordinator s responsibilities include overall program management planning and coordination budgeting community outreach report preparation compilation of grant applications and development and oversight of public educational events and projects The Collaborative s initial project involves working jointly with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commision to apply for a PennVest grant to plant 1 000 trees in areas selected by the member communities in 2013 Tree coverage in urbanized areas greatly reduces stormwater runoff and improves water quality Additional joint projects are planned for this summer The member communities hope to continue to forge such relationships finding that working together as a group they are able to accomplish projects that if working alone would be impossible due to size and budget constraints While a large part of the Collaborative s operation is presently funded by grants the group needs to enlist additional municipalities in the Darby Creek watershed to remain financially viable in the future The communities of the Collaborative therefore invite all boroughs and townships in the Darby Creek watershed to join the group and take advantage of these economies of scale to reduce compliance costs and improve water quality in their community Interested municipalities are welcome to attend the next Collaborative meeting on July 11 th at 3 30PM at Collingdale Borough Hall For additional details or to arrange a meeting contact Jamie Anderson Coordinator at jamiea98 yahoo com or call 484 326 6248 SEPA RC D Council Members receive FREE use of Conservation Planting Trailer Tweet Posted by sepa on June 25th 2012 The Southeastern PA RC D Council with grants from PA Growing Greener PA American Water and many gracious sponsors has stocked tools power equipment safety gear and related supplies in the Conservation Planting Trailer Members of the Council receive free use of the trailer on a first come first serve basis Current members can reserve the trailer by calling 877 610 6603 or emailing chairman separcd org All planting trailer users must complete a SEPARCD Equipment Use Agreement and a ToolNEquipmentCheckListBlank Guidance for using the trailer can be found in SEPARCDTrailer Towing Instructions If your not a current member you can JOIN using the link on the home page The trailer is available to come to your area to assist volunteers on environmental restoration and watershed projects Municipality Tracking Tool for Stormwater Activities Tweet Posted by sepa on April 1st 2012 Municipalities have the ability to track their stormwater activities and costs using a simple tracking tool This tracking tool is free to download and use It was developed using Microsoft Excel by the staff of the Delaware County Planning Department for the Southeastern PA RC D Council s Stormwater Collaboration Project The tool and directions can be download by clicking the files below MS4 Tracking Tool MS4 Reporting Form v 4 0 MS4 Tracking Tool Instructions

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  • Uncategorized Archive - SEPA RC&D
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  • How to Plan Your Entire Day - SEPA RC&D
    dissertation that is online There are many characteristics and qualities that custom agencies need to have to be sure they gives reliable and good quality online documents He produced you guys renowned together with his recommendations for so long A few of the faculties is heading to be evaluated on this page shortly First of all it can be sensible for pupils to get the essay that is internet from a business that hires dissertation authors that writemyessayhere co uk are skilled The authors requires to become hard working and dedicated to giving outstanding top quality businesses Moreover the authors should be imaginative to make sure that students may discover the online essay that is free and first of plagiarism glitches Price can be an additional facet that students need to take into consideration as soon as they should buy the on line dissertation A trusted and trustworthy corporation have to supply costeffective on the net dissertation creating alternatives evaluating new fund options plan In addition to budget credibility should also be considered This means that that the trusted each college student has to choose the on the article that is internet from the company offering you with dissertation that is reliable generating answers This is a mind body exercise with problem and demo learning It s also imperative to purchase the web composition from a firm that uses all of the requirements and tips spread by clients and satisfies deadlines Writers active at a business in which one particular might get the online dissertation must to become familiar the composing variations with all as effortlessly while recommendations and the directions pertinent to every design This may enable the planet wide web dissertation to be obtained by shoppers no matter the publishing style with which they want the composition to

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  • sepa Archive - SEPA RC&D
    an Equal Opportunity Employer Position is fulltime All resumes and applications should be submitted to info separcd org Resumes will be accepted until January 15 2015 but a decision could be reached sooner depending on responses Additional information can be found at http separcd org The position is dependent on annual Federal Funding Typical Employee Contract SEPA RCD Employment Agreement 2014 BLANK Description of work This position provides assistance to the landowners and land users of Chester Delaware and Philadelphia Counties as a representative of Southeast Field Team 7 The incumbent will assist the field team with Highly Erodible Land HEL determinations contract management searching for sensitive habitat using the Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index utilizing Customer Service Toolkit GIS to enter and maintain conservation plans input and retrieval of data for progress reports and other duties as assigned Job Title Program Assistant Duty Location USDA NRCS 601 Westtown Rd West Chester PA 19380 Work Schedule 40 hours per week Requirements Background investigation will be required Qualifications 1 year specialized experience or Bachelor s Degree Specialized experience Experience that has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position to at least the next lower grade level Examples of qualifying specialized experience include Gathering data for the development of conservation plans and contracts processing office determinations for Highly Erodible Land HEL completing searches for sensitive habitat using the Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index collecting and filing program eligibility information for program applicants utilizing office automation software to enter and update conservation plans providing administrative support to a field team use of office automation software such as Word Excel and PowerPoint Kent Park Tree Vitalize Project Tweet Posted by sepa on December 21st 2013 A PACD Mini grant Tree Vitalize and Delaware County Council came together to fund this riparian buffer tree planting project A total of 103 trees and shrubs were planting along Darby Creek Natural Lands Trust PECO Energy Villanova University and Community Service Workers provided the volunteer labor The Conservation Planting Trailer was a big asset to help make this project run smoothly in Upper Darby PA TOWNS COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE STORMWATER CONTROL Tweet Posted by sepa on June 27th 2012 TOWNS COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE STORMWATER CONTROL Collingdale PA June 2012 In December 2011 four Eastern Delaware County communities signed an agreement forming the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative with the goal of improving control of stormwater and reducing pollution by operating as a single unit Collingdale Sharon Hill and Yeadon Boroughs and Upper Darby Township joined to form the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative to jointly undertake state mandated stormwater related activities and projects By acting as a unit the towns expect to improve compliance with state requirements avoid duplication and reduce costs Stormwater runoff is a significant problem in the eastern part of Delaware County due to dense development and old sometimes crumbling piping and infrastructure In May the members of the Collaborative appointed a Coordinator with experience in

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  • admin Archive - SEPA RC&D
    More of the region s riparian buffers and environmentally sensitive areas will be stabilized and restored People will feel better by investing their time and energy to protect and improve their community and the region s natural resources Other groups organizations businesses and agencies will be inspired to donate for environmental restoration projects because of the availability of the conservation trailer This project will help meet several of the goals listed in Pennsylvania s Nonpoint Source Management Program Update and the Watershed Restoration Action Strategy for the State Water Plan Conservation Planting Trailer Sponsors Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Bronze Sponsors Grants Researching grants and preparing a quality proposal Workshop 11 17 2011 Tweet Posted by admin on August 1st 2011 Thursday November 17 2011 Thursday November 17 2011 11 00 AM 3 30 PM Lehigh County Agricultural Center Map and Directions Register Description The Southeastern Pennsylvania Resource Conservation Development Council is sponsoring a Grants Researching grants and preparing a quality proposal Workshop for regional watershed volunteers staff and board members The cost to attend is 25 Lunch is included Come early to network and enjoy light refreshments This step by step user friendly guide will walk novice grant seekers through the proposal planning research writing and submission process Discussion will include how to define funding needs what types of grants exist and how they differ how to conduct funding research steps in writing a proposal and how to approach different funders Emphasis will be on determining which grant opportunities best match your organization s programs so that you can focus your energy on preparing clear and persuasive proposals that are most likely to succeed Allison Trimarco of The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University School of Business will be presenting the workshop Allison Trimarco is the founder of creative Capacity LLC which works with nonprofits of all types to increase their management capacity Her practice focuses on strategic planning fundraising communications and non profit development projects Allison is an affiliated consultant and trainer with the Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University where she has handles fundraising and strategic planning projects for arts education and social service organizations Allison earned a Master s degree in Arts Management with highest distinction and Carnegie Mellon University and her Bachelor s Degree in Theater cum laude at Smith College Register Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative Tweet Posted by admin on May 25th 2011 The Southeastern Pennsylvania Resource Conservation and Development Council SEPA RC D is assisting municipalities in Eastern Delaware County Pennsylvania by helping them to work as a group on stormwater management issues such as the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems MS4 Program Currently many municipalities in Pennsylvania are faced with implementation of a number of federal and state program requirements associated with watershed related permits and issues Each of them is separately responsible for undertaking much of the same work often within the same watershed boundaries Southeastern PA RC D recognizes that stormwater management issues could be better addressed in a more

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  • News Archive - SEPA RC&D - page 2
    problem facing community conservation groups is not having the right tools or not enough of them to prepare the sites and do the planting The Southeastern PA Resource Conservation and Development Council Conservation Planting Trailer will provide groups with the shovels rakes planting bars augers pruners etc necessary to do projects in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Counties of Berks Bucks Chester Delaware Lehigh Montgomery and Northampton With the right tools provided more buffers will be restored a greater number of plants will be planted fewer tools will be broken from misuse and volunteers will be safer The Conservation Planting Trailer is an innovative conservation project SEPA RC D Council Members may use the trailer for free Join the Council today and enjoy the benefits of membership Key Documents for use of the trailer can be downloaded by clicking on the document name SEPA RCD Trailer Towing Instructions SEPA RCD Equipment Use Agreement Tool and Equipment Check List Three ma jor goals of the project are Increase environmental restoration and community plantings in the region Increase the number of volunteers who participate in planting projects Provide volunteers with safe and proper tools Three expected outcomes of the project are More of the region s riparian buffers and environmentally sensitive areas will be stabilized and restored People will feel better by investing their time and energy to protect and improve their community and the region s natural resources Other groups organizations businesses and agencies will be inspired to donate for environmental restoration projects because of the availability of the conservation trailer This project will help meet several of the goals listed in Pennsylvania s Nonpoint Source Management Program Update and the Watershed Restoration Action Strategy for the State Water Plan Conservation Planting Trailer Sponsors Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Bronze Sponsors Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative EDCSC seeks proposals Tweet Posted by sepa on March 23rd 2012 The Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative EDCSC seeks proposals from consultants with a background in the NPDES II MS4 Stormwater Management Program to serve as a part time coordinator for a group of municipalities jointly undertaking several components of the MS4 minimum control measures MCMs Assistance to be provided is outlined in the request for proposal Work will commence upon consultant selection and subsequent execution of a contract Proposals are requested no later than 4 00 p m EDT Monday April 9 2012 and should be submitted to George Kobryn Chairman Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative c o Southeastern PA Resource Conservation Development Council SEPA RC D P O Box 539 Silverdale PA 18962 0539 You may request a copy of the RFP by contacting the SEPA RC D Council by phone at 877 610 6603 or via email at chairman separcd org To down load the RFP click here The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds C SAW Tweet Posted by sepa on March 23rd 2012 The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds C SAW is a team of specialists who provide eligible watershed

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  • News Archive - SEPA RC&D - page 3
    November All meetings are open to the public and begin at 9 00 am ending at noon Specific Dates are as follows January 24 2012 March 27 2012 May 22 2012 July 24 2012 September 25 2012 November 27 2012 Organic Transitions Farm Workshop Tweet Posted by sepa on November 16th 2011 The Southeastern Pennsylvania Resource Conservation and Development Council held a free Organic Transitions Farm Workshop for small farmers at the Greener Partners Longview Center for Agriculture in Collegeville PA on Tuesday November 15 from 1 00 to 5 30pm The event focused on teaching growers how to implement organic low input sustainable techniques in their operations and includes a tour of the center and series of lectures Participants had the opportunity to see farmland conservation practices being implemented including those benefiting soil water and pollinator habitat preservation Participants toured the Longview Center for Agriculture a 90 acre certified organic farm which showcases how a wide array of conservation oriented techniques such as cover crop rotations seasonal high tunnels integrated pest management and organic orchard management can be utilized to holistically address a wide range of natural resource concerns Andrew Frankenfield Penn State Extension Educator for Montgomery County provided participants with a dynamic presentation on expert cover crop management techniques including cover crop species selection and rotation as it relates to improving overall soil health No till systems as they relate to sustainable practices were also be addressed Information about the financial and technical resources available to growers interested in adopting conversation practices which support organic agriculture systems were presented by Austin Drager Natural Resource Specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS Additionally information was provided by Rick Fonda Production Manager for the Longview Center for Agriculture Ian Phelps speaking about Transitioning to Organic Practices Grants Researching grants and preparing a quality proposal Workshop 11 17 2011 Tweet Posted by admin on August 1st 2011 Thursday November 17 2011 Thursday November 17 2011 11 00 AM 3 30 PM Lehigh County Agricultural Center Map and Directions Register Description The Southeastern Pennsylvania Resource Conservation Development Council is sponsoring a Grants Researching grants and preparing a quality proposal Workshop for regional watershed volunteers staff and board members The cost to attend is 25 Lunch is included Come early to network and enjoy light refreshments This step by step user friendly guide will walk novice grant seekers through the proposal planning research writing and submission process Discussion will include how to define funding needs what types of grants exist and how they differ how to conduct funding research steps in writing a proposal and how to approach different funders Emphasis will be on determining which grant opportunities best match your organization s programs so that you can focus your energy on preparing clear and persuasive proposals that are most likely to succeed Allison Trimarco of The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University School of Business will be presenting the workshop Allison Trimarco is the founder of creative Capacity LLC which works with

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