Bookmark and Share
Share

Kittatinny Municipal Resources

Bethel Township Zoning Map

2009
Organizations/Sources: Bethel Township
Zoning map for Bethel Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County.
Rating
Last Modified
Jul 18, 2012
Viewed
2681 times

Game Commission Wind Energy Web Page

Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Game Commission
Game Commission web page with wind energy resources, including the second wind energy summary report through June 2010.
Rating
Last Modified
Mar 14, 2014
Viewed
2127 times

Height, Guy Wires, and Steady-burning Lights Increase Hazard of Communication Towers to Nocturnal Migrants: A Review and Meta-analysis

2008
Organizations/Sources: The American Ornithologists’ Union
Communication towers in North America kill millions of birds annually, and most of these are Neotropical species that migrate at night. This paper reviews and analyzes the literature on the features of towers that can be regulated, particularly tower design and placement, to provide a scientific basis for regulation of tower construction and operation.
Rating
Last Modified
Mar 10, 2011
Viewed
2093 times

Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Project

Authors: Paul T. Zeph
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
The Kittatinny Ridge Project, led by Audubon Pennsylvania, is a collaborative effort of local, regional, and state organizations and agencies to focus public attention on the importance of the 185-mile long forested Ridge through Pennsylvania; and to promote conservation activities to protect the Ridge from further habitat loss, fragmentation, and inappropriate land use.
Rating
Last Modified
Nov 16, 2012
Viewed
2125 times

List of Kittatinny Ridge EACs

2010
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
List of Environmental Advisory Councils along the Kittatinny Ridge by county.
Rating
Last Modified
Jun 19, 2015
Viewed
2471 times

Managing Deer for Ecosystem Health Fact Sheet

2010
Authors: Brian Byrnes
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
Two-page deer management guide for landowners including information on predator-prey balance and tools and options available to private landholders.
Rating
Last Modified
Apr 12, 2011
Viewed
2196 times

Official Map - Bushkill Township

2005
Organizations/Sources: Bushkill Township, Northampton County
Official map and official map ordinance for Bushkill Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Northampton County.
Rating
Last Modified
Jul 18, 2012
Viewed
3867 times

Official Map - Upper Bern Township

2008
Organizations/Sources: Upper Bern Township, Chester County
Official Map for Upper Bern Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County.
Rating
Last Modified
Nov 07, 2010
Viewed
3962 times

PA Trees.org

Organizations/Sources: Penn State University
This site was created as a place to learn about Pennsylvania’s trees, how to care for them, and tap into tree expertise across the Commonwealth. It is designed to help answer many of your questions.
Rating
Last Modified
May 04, 2011
Viewed
2130 times

Pennsylvania Ecotourism: Untapped Potential

1995
Organizations/Sources: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
This guide provides a variety of resources and ideas to establish local ecotourism. Use it to enhance the economy while identifying, teaching, sharing, and preserving unique natural areas that make communities special.
Rating
Last Modified
Aug 13, 2015
Viewed
3008 times

Planning for Grassland Birds Fact Sheet

2010
Authors: Brian Byrnes
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
Two-page fact sheet for landowners, planners, and others to maintain grassland birds, which have declined in recent years. Information covers causes of decline, importance of agricultural lands, amount of land needed for nesting, and what landowners and planners can do to help.
Rating
Last Modified
Apr 12, 2011
Viewed
2211 times

Protecting Against Woolly Hemlock Adelgid Fact Sheet

2011
Authors: Kim Vanfleet
Two-page fact sheet on this aphid-like creature that feeds on hemlock trees. Information includes a description of the pest, its life history, and what landowners can do to help control and eliminate the woolly hemlock adelgid.
Rating
Last Modified
Apr 12, 2011
Viewed
2258 times

State of the Kittatinny Report

2010
Authors: Brian Byrnes
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
Due to development, invasive exotic, and other threats and its unique natural resources, the Kittatinny Ridge has been the focus of conservation efforts for many years. This report is intended to give a snapshot of the Kittatinny Ridge corridor in 2010; updating residents, municipal officials, conservationists, and policy makers on the progress that has been made and remaining areas of concern. It is designed to assess the state of the Kittatinny Ridge by measuring indicators of health in six critical categories: Land, Water, Wildlife, Recreation, Economic Impact, and Local Action.
Rating
Last Modified
Jul 18, 2012
Viewed
2797 times

Sustainable Forestry Fact Sheet

2011
Authors: Kim Vanfleet
Organizations/Sources: Audubon Pennsylvania
Two-page fact sheet about sustainable forestry for the benefit of birds and other wildlife. Information covers selective cutting, stewardship practices, composition of forest for nesting birds and forest health, and implementation tips.
Rating
Last Modified
Apr 12, 2011
Viewed
2110 times

The ABC's of Avoiding Bird Collisions at Communications Towers: The Next Steps

2000
Organizations/Sources: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
This paper reviews the known and suspected causes of bird collisions with communication towers, assesses gaps in our information base, discusses what is being done to fill those gaps, reviews avian vulnerability to collisions with tall structures, and reviews the role of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in dealing with this important problem.
Rating
Last Modified
May 04, 2011
Viewed
2634 times

Upper Bern Zoning Districts and Overlays

2008
Organizations/Sources: Upper Bern Township, Chester County
Examples of township ordinances for conservation overlay districts, special overlay districts, zoning district regulations and zoning map and districts for Upper Bern Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County. Includes Blue Mountain and Appalachian Trail overlays.
Rating
Last Modified
Oct 27, 2015
Viewed
3563 times

Wind Energy Resolution

2010
Organizations/Sources: Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Adopting policies related to the placement of wind energy facilities in areas designated for natural resource protection in the Lehigh Valley Comprehensive Plan
Rating
Last Modified
Jul 18, 2012
Viewed
1920 times