Bertch Hokendauqua Catasauqua Watershed Association

Bud Cole Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest

Open to all high school seniors who live in the Northampton or Catasauqua Area School Districts!! First prize – $500, Second prize – $250. Click here for the full application. Responses due March 1st.

Essay topic: Discuss the impact of shifting human populations within the watershed. Specifically, the European colonization of the late 18th Century. How did changing land management  strategies affect individual species? Can parallels be drawn to the suburban sprawl of today?