Author Archives: Josh Bruce

About Josh Bruce

Research and Restoration Coordinator

Configuring the Survey123 app

The mobile app for Survey123 adds some great functionality to the ReForesters Plantation Check survey including being able to enter data right in the field, autosaving, saving offline to upload later, and automatic GPS-tagging for report photos. Open this page on your mobile browser and follow the steps below to […]


BAC/PERT Deer Study covered in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dr. Eugene Potapov from Bryn Athyn College was recently interview by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the white-tailed deer research he and other faculty have conducted with students and PERT staff in and around the Pennypack Preserve over the last ten years. The article highlights some of  the ground-breaking methods developed […]


Pennypack Trust Gains 20 Acres for Water Quality Protection

The Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust is proud to announce that it has just placed 20.6 acres under a conservation easement! We’re happy to partner with the Sullivan Family to permanently protect their property from development. This easement raises the total amount of land conserved by the Trust to 852 acres, […]


Expert Botanist Returns to Kickstart 21st-Century Survey

On June 6, 2019, John D. Mitchell–whose undergraduate research transformed the mission of the Pennypack Watershed Association–brought his colleague from the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), Dr. Robert Naczi, for a whirlwind tour of some of Pennypack Preserve’s most unique and high-quality habitats. This brief exploration helped guide valuable discussion […]