Environmental Outreach

Environmental Education & Outreach Programs

Programs, Presentations, & Resources for Teachers EPCAMR offers a variety of presentations and information to schools, watershed and civic groups, and local government for a program service fee of $100. Below are sample topics from past environmental education projects that is covered in a presentation (30 minutes to 1 hour in length). Hands-on activities may...

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AMD Avengers vs. The Pollution Posse Activity Book

                                     History Behind the Book The EPCAMR staff came up with another idea to talk about Abandoned Mine Drainage (AMD) and Abandoned Mine Land (AML) with elementary school children. We often make presentations in elementary schools at Field

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Watershed AMD & AML Field Tours

The EPCAMR staff is available to conduct educational watershed field tours to several Abandoned Mine Reclamation (AMR) sites throughout the Coal Region of Pennsylvania. Areas that we explore - with landowner permission and safety in mind - are Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) that can contain water-filled stripping pits, abandoned underground mine fires, culm dumps, abandoned...

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Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation (PA AMR) Conference

Every year, EPCAMR and its sister coalition from Western Pennsylvania, WPCAMR, co-host a state-wide conference on Abandoned Mine Reclamation. The themes and locations vary as the committee decides on the most relevant and important issues for that particular year. Typically, the conference is held in the summer months in State College, PA. For more information...

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“Digging Up the Wyoming Valley” Fossil Education Program

EPCAMR is proud to introduce a hands-on elementary educational program that teaches students about fossils, ancient creatures and plants frozen in time. Program materials were organized into portable trunks by EPCAMR Intern, Pamela Katner, and VISTA, Valerie Taylor, in 2005. In order to make this program a reality, EPCAMR worked with a number of partners in...

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Trout in the Classroom

EPCAMR is proud to host approximately 200 Brook Trout for the Fall 2016 to Spring 2017.  Below is a live feed!  You can watch them develop right before your eyes. You are viewing our demonstration trout in the classroom tank located in our office.  If you would like to see them, test water and/or feed...

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