Outreach DRBC considers outreach to support the Commission’s mission and the needs of interested user groups to be a strategic goal. To that end, DRBC took part in numerous outreach events throughout the Basin in 2017. In addition to those featured here, they also included: • 17th Annual HydroMania—Allentown, Pa. • Delaware Coast Day—Lewes, Del. • 23rd Annual Delaware River Sojourn • Shad “Young of Year” Seining— Phillipsburg, N.J. • Biomonitoring demonstration with WFMZ, TV69 News • Pa. Sen. Judy Schwank’s Home Water Workshop—Reading, Pa. Communications Specialist Kate Schmidt (right) explains aspects of the Basin to a member of the public at Pennsylvania Coast Day in Philadelphia. 32 VALUE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR Intern Taylor Krolik helps adults and children alike identify some of the macroinvertebrates found in the Delaware River at the 36th Annual Shad Festival in Lambertville, N.J.
Using a watershed model, Executive Assistant Donna Woolf teaches children about nonpoint source water pollution at Temple University Ambler’s Earthfest. Water Resource Scientist Elaine Panuccio demonstrates the makeup of a water monitoring probe to members of Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick’s staff on the Calhoun St. Bridge between Trenton, N.J. and Morrisville, Pa. DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Annual Report 2017 33