by josh - February 8th, 2013
It’s a good idea to have a link to your EAC’s enabling ordinance (and by-laws, where they exist) so that perspective applicants can read what the EAC is responsible to do.
It’s not uncommon to see links to enabling ordinances on EAC pages, like here in Allentown City EAC’s page.
by josh - February 4th, 2013
Many EACs have been involved in developing Rivers Conservation Plans (RCP), a conservation tool from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Alburtis Borough EAC is listed as a Conservation Resource in the Lehigh River Watershed RCP (Part 7)
The Pa. Rivers Conservation Program has been developed to conserve and enhance river resources through preparation and accomplishment of locally initiated plans. The program provides technical and financial assistance to municipalities and river support groups to carry out planning, implementation, acquisition and development activities. A registry is established to recognize local river conservation efforts.
To find RCPs, click here: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/rivers/riversconservation/
by josh - January 31st, 2013
Annual Reports are a great way for an EAC to document what it has accomplished over the past year. This information can subsequently be used to help orient perspective and new EAC members, make a case to elected officials for additional funding, and build institutional memory and a ‘story bank’ of successes.
Many EACs post their annual reports online, but for this entry, I’ll single out Abington Township because their webpage includes annual reports since 2006.
by josh - January 25th, 2013
March 23, 9 – 11 a.m.
Upper Dublin Township Building
801 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
See flyer for more details! Space is limited. Light refreshments will be served. Cost: $20/person, $25/couple paid at the door. Please pre-register by March 18th at AmblerEAC@gmail.com or 267-322-1521.
The Ambler EAC is working with homeowners in Ambler Borough to keep storm water from entering our local streams by creating rain gardens!
by josh - January 10th, 2013
Want a clever idea to engage youth while producing a useful marketing tool?
In summer planning for Haverford Township Day (Delaware County), the members of the EAC decided a logo would enhance the EAC banner meant to advertise their booth.
“A banner is just better with a logo. We could let the children help to design our logo!” declared Jan Marie Rushforth, EAC Chair. The EAC logo art contest was born.
The 2012 EAC Logo contest was open to students from around the Township and resulted in about 20 environmental art drawings submitted. The contest ended with an official Township Proclamation on November 13, 2012, to congratulate the winner and to thank all the participating students.
You can see all the entries and contest information here: