Second Annual Juniata Watershed Summit
The Second Annual Juniata Watershed Summit was held Saturday, March 23, 2023 at Juniata College located in Huntingdon. The purpose of the Summit was to provide a forum for the discussion of environmental concerns among the residents and policy makers in the Juniata Watershed and to learn about projects happening in their community.
DEP Secretary David E. Hess and DCNR Deputy Secretary Richard Sprenkle spoke at the opening session of the Summit. President of the Education Resources Group from the PA State System of Higher Education, Kim Coon, was the featured keynote speaker and highlighted the Summit's theme: Leading Progress and Measuring Success in the Watershed.
Training sessions offered at the Summit included How to Create a Successful Watershed Educational Experience, Successes and Stewardship Strides Made by Local Government, and Water Monitoring Basics.
Funding for the Summit was provided by a Growing Greener Grant through the Department of Environmental Protection and a grant from the Western PA Watershed Protection Program.