In “The Restorers,” the Susquehanna River Takes on a Life of its Own

Brook Lenker grew-up exploring Pennsylvania’s waters, and has spent his career educating, protecting, and advocating for the state’s natural resources. His many titles have included Manager of Education and Outreach for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Executive Director of FracTracker Alliance. Now, upon the May release of his debut novel, […]

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Arway: Conservation Is about Talking to and Working with Others

An Interview with John Arway (Part 1) “I often say there are only two seasons in Pennsylvania: hunting season and fishing season,” John Arway says with a laugh. “That keeps me occupied almost all year round.” Arway, who retired in November 2018, spent 38 years with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the last 10 […]

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The Treasure of the Susquehanna

“The Treasure of the Susquehanna” was developed by Millersville University student Gabrielle Redcay, with guidance from her professor Justin Mando, as part of the RiverStewards initiatives, Susquehanna Stories. The film discusses the importance of the river and what actions citizens can take to help protect it. Featured in the film are Josh Hill of Shenk’s […]

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Ferry Proposed for Susquehanna River between York and Lancaster Counties

It’s been about 85 years since a ferry shuttled people across the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville. But local residents and tourists might be able to cross the river by boat again with a proposed water shuttle service. The idea has been floated by the nonprofit Susquehanna Heritage as a way to transport local residents and […]

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Millersville Students Kayaking

Susquehanna Stories – Millersville Students Float to Write

Millersville University’s Environmental Advocacy Writing course has taken to the Susquehanna River as a source of inspiration. The students have been tasked with telling stories of the river, focusing on the people, plants, animals, and places that make the Susquehanna a valuable connector for our area. What better way to start that process than by […]

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