2017 Sojourn Steward A scholarship opportunity to attend the entire Schuylkill River Sojourn
The Schuylkill Action Network (SAN) is providing one full scholarship ($620 value) for the 19th annual Schuylkill River Sojourn from June 3-9, 2017. The SAN is seeking an enthusiastic individual with paddling, photography, and social media experience. The Sojourn Steward will photograph wildlife he/she sees during the Sojourn and will conduct water quality testing twice a day. The Steward will help tell the story of the water quality along the Schuylkill River, connecting to the Sojourn's theme "I Protect the Schuylkill."
Sojourn Steward Expectations:
Participate in the entire Schuylkill River Sojourn (Sat, June 3 – Fri, June 9, 2017).
Take photos of wildlife spotted along the trip.
Conduct water quality sampling twice a day (during lunch and evening kayak take-out locations).
Post social media updates to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram during lunch and evening.
Write daily short blogs (2-3 paragraphs) each evening.
Present at the end of Sojourn about your experience.
To apply for this opportunity, fill out the online Sojourn Steward application by April 28th!
Kinsley Construction, Inc. has been contracted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to reconstruct the bridge over Angelica Creek on Route 724 located east of the Route 724(Philadelphia Avenue)/Route 625 (New Holland Road) intersection and at the Cumru Township/Kenhorst Borough line.
The bridge will be reconstructed in two phases and while in construction, the Eastbound Route 724 traffic will be detoured. Westbound 724 traffic will still travel across the bridge during both phases of construction. Attached is the Eastbound Detour Plan; the detour is highlighted in orange and the construction work area highlighted in pink.
The detour is planned to be implemented on or after Tuesday, March 21, 2017 and construction is to expected to be completed September 25, 2017.