May 21: WPC's Local Water Summit

The Story of Our Region's Rivers and Streams, a Water Matters! Local Water Summit presented by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. The WPC helped to transform our region’s rivers and streams – and plays a central role today in protecting and restoring our priceless water resources.

Water Matters

Join us as senior staff members describe the work of WPC and local communities to safeguard our rivers and streams, protect aquatic wildlife, and improve quality of life:

· Nick Pinizzotto, Senior Director of Watershed Conservation and Conservation Services:
Western Pennsylvania’s Rivers and Streams – History’s Lessons and WPC’s Legacy”

· Eric Chapman, Director of Aquatic Science:
“The Eastern Hellbender Salamander – Tracking and Saving the Region’s MostUnusual River Dweller”

· Charles Bier, Senior Director of Conservation Science:
The Renewal of the Allegheny River

· Special guest -- David Hess, former DEP Secretary:
Western Pennsylvania’s Water Resources – Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century”

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the WPC Main Office, 800 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, 15222. (Note that this is the Waterfront Drive on Herr's Island, not The Waterfront in Homestead.) Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to Jean DiTullio at 412-586-2328 or, or RSVP on Facebook.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

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