GIS Resources - The Upper Susquehanna Coalition has developed an extensive Geographic Information System component designed to support and enhance many of its projects, and is constantly expanding and improving its GIS capabilities. This page provides more detailed information on the USC's GIS projects.
Graphics and Outreach Resources - The following page contains resources for use by USC Members and Partners at outreach-related events. They are available either through download, or hard copies may be available upon request.
View a powerpoint (.ppt file 3.4 Mb) of a new Farm Service Agency (FSA) conservation program - CP 39 or click here for a brochure on completed projects.
USC Grazing Initiative Presentation from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
Welcome Powerpoint from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
Challenges of Nutrient Reduction Powerpoint from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
TMDL discussion from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
AEM Update from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
CNMP Update from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
New York Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Results from the 2nd Annual Legislative Forum 7/7/11
This presentation on Cornell Soil Health Updates discusses soil health testing, soil management, combining soil health testing with adaptive Nitrogen management, and how this all relates to the Chesapeake Bay TMDL.
Click this slideshow to learn about Emergency Stream Intervention and Reducing Storm Impacts on Stream Channels.
The USC Wetland Team received a 2014 Environmental Excellence Award from NYS DEC. This presentation was developed to provide a brief overview of the Wetland Program with plenty of pictures.
In this presentation was developed to introduce key wetland concepts and the basics of wetland restoration.
Documents and Text
The Upper Susquehanna Coalition is a coalition of Conservation Districts dedicated to improving water quality and natural resources both locally and in teh Chesapeake Bay. This flyer is an overview of the USC.
The USC Ag Team acts as a resource agency to farmers, districts and other entities to share ideas, skills and funding opportunities. This flyer overviews some of the Agricultural Practices that have important economic and environmental benefits to the USC watershed and beyond.
The USC Stream Team strives to provide technical expertise and training to USC members and the watershed community. This flyer introduces the team, as well as many of the products the stream team is responsible for.
USC Emergency Stream Intervention Flyer (ESI) introducing the key factors to consider in when fixing stream problems specifically after large flood events. The ESI program is an award-winning program developed and presented by the USC Stream Team to help practitioners effectively address instream issues without damaging the stream channel further.
The USC Wetland Team integrates the coalition-wide philosophy of improving watershed quality through BMP implementation with wetlands. Wetland restoration, protection, research and education are all key components of the USC wetland program. This flyer gives an overview of the USC Wetland Team components, projects, and goals.
This flyer overviews the goals of an ongoing project that encompases all of teh USC teams.
Landowner's Guide to Improving Vernal Pool Habitat - a USC Fact Sheet developed as part of an EPA Wetland Program Development Grant (WPDG)
We developed this tri-fold brochure that we call "The Upper Susquehanna Coalition - Locally Led Conservation" for distribution to and use by our partners. We printed these bochures on recycled paper and have paper copies remaining, but the images to the left are linkd to large jpegs of each page - front and back.
Wetlands in Your Town - a USC Fact Sheet developed as part of an EPA WPDG
This poster describes some key roles that districts can play in the face of natural gas development.
This poster describes some results of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. Click on the link to view a larger sized file.
This poster describes some agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) supported by the USC. Click on the link to view a larger sized file.
This poster is a pictoral guide to Vernal Pool Species. It is often distributed to educators for use in a classroom setting.
This poster is a very brief overview of the USC and its programs. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster describes key components of the USC wetland program. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster is a brief overview on Roads and the USC watershed. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster showcases buffer work in the USC Watershed. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster depicts stream-related issues in the Upper Susquehanna River Watershed. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster showcases stream work in the USC Watershed. The thumbnail links to a file that is 18 x 24.
This poster describes some deliverables for a 2009 project and showcases some excellent USC work.
This is an image of a sign developed for educational purposes and on display at several local nature centers. The sign was printed using EPA 5-Star funding.
This 13 x 19 poster is a smaller version of our "Communities Connected by Water" sign which was created in 2001. This sign was distributed throughout the watershed with a copy of the sign in each USC member county.
Callout map of the USC watershed developed for outreach efforts.
USC Watershed Landuse - This map depicts the watershed landcover, counties, and 10-digit watershed boundaries. The watersheds on this map are labeled with a 3-digit code. To identify the watershed name and acreage, view the ID column of this .pdf.
This map depicts the "Version 5" watersheds used by the Chesapeake Bay Program to model the health of the bay.
This watershed map labels each of the 287 12-digit HUAs in the USC Watershed. The map is a full-sized jped at 36 x 48" and 8.5 Mb. The map is also available in 16 x 24" size here. To view a .pdf of all of the watershed names, labels, and acreages click here.
USC Watershed Map - This map is a standard callout of the new USC watershed, counties, and major sub-basins in relation to the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The thumbnail links to a .jpeg file that is 18 x 24.
Upper Susquehanna Coalition
Main Office: 183 Corporate Drive - Owego, NY 13827 - (607) 687-3553
Coordinator: Wendy Walsh - 183 Corporate Drive - Owego, NY 13827 - (607) 687-3553 email@example.com