Saving Dennis Creek

Length: 15 minutes

Learn how the people of Dennis Creek, Franklin County, decided to save their 14 square mile watershed that drains into the Potomac River. A partnership of farmers, local officials, students and residents installed stream bank fencing and built replacement wetlands and streamside buffers. They also developed nutrient management plans for farms and started a stream monitoring program.


Produced by Commonwealth Media Services for the Environmental Fund for Pennsylvania GreenWorks for Pennsylvania television episode entitled, Pollution: Solutions and Results, 2000. Watch the entire show here!

Get Involved:
Find out how to set up a watershed organization in your own community!

Learn More:
Franklin County Conservation District
218 North Second Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 264-8074 ext. 5
Fax: (717) 263-0909
E-mail: franklin.county@dep.state.pa.us

PA Association of Conservation Districts
What's Going On In Your Watershed?
What Can You Do To Protect Your Watershed?


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