Posted: Thursday Apr 10, 2014
April 10, 2014
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Christopher Abruzzo (second from left) and Deputy Secretary for Water Management Kelly Hefner (third from left) visited the Saint Vincent College Environmental Education Center and Wetlands as part of a tour of the Westmoreland Conservation District on April 9. Welcoming them were, from left, Brother Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president of Saint Vincent College; Angela Belli, director, Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve; Dr. Caryl Fish, associate professor of chemistry and director of the Saint Vincent College environmental science program; and Fr. Earl J. Henry, O.S.B., president of Wimmer Corporation. The group participated in a brief program at the Saint Vincent Gristmill that included remarks by Susan Huba, executive director of the Loyalhanna Watershed Association, and Rob Cronauer, Westmoreland Conservation District watershed specialist, before touring the Monastery Run Improvement Project wetlands with Beth Bollinger, Saint Vincent College environmental education coordinator.
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