LEESPORT, Pa. — The Penn State Extension, Berks County Master Watershed Steward program will hold an information meeting on Feb. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Rd., Leesport, PA 19533. People interested in entering the program need to attend the information meeting.
The Master Watershed Steward Program partners with area environmental organizations to train volunteers to become citizen scientists. Volunteers go out into the community to educate the public about water issues, organize stream restorations, cleanups and monitoring, build demonstration rain gardens and rain barrels and much more.
Classes will be held Monday evenings, 6 to 9 p.m., from mid-March through mid-June, with three Saturday field trips. A $125 fee covers the manual and cost of training.
Interested people should bring their schedules to the information meeting. For an application or more information, please contact Karin Wulkowicz, Berks County Master Watershed Steward Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-378-1327, ext. 221.
The Berks County Ag Center is handicapped accessible and all parking is free.
— Penn State Extension, Berks County