POWR strives to support your efforts to restore, protect, and celebrate Pennsylvania’s rivers and watersheds.

William Penn’s definition of a friend aptly describes Pennsylvania’s community of watershed organizations as they are clearly true friends to local rivers, friends “who advise justly, assist readily, adventure boldly, take all patiently, defend courageously, and continue a friend unchangeably.”

What's Happening in 2023

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News & Announcements

POWR announces 2023 PA Water Trail Mini-Grant Program Accepting Proposals

Dallas – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has announced the opening of the 2023 PA Water Trails Mini-Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for projects that implement the PA Water Trail Program’s eight guiding principles: Partnership • Stewardship • Volunteerism • Education • Conservation Community Vitality • Diversity •

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SRBC Announces New Local Watersheds Grant Program

Posting on behalf of POWR’s Partner, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission: HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is announcing a new grant program aimed at supporting local organizations dedicated to the health and wellness of our local watersheds. The Stream & Watershed Enhancement Grant program will provide

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Statewide Waterway Access Grant Application Open

Dallas – As paddlers take to Pennsylvania waterways in ever-increasing numbers, anew mini grant program provides funding to make the Commonwealth’s rivers andstreams more accessible.The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) announces theopening of the new Statewide Waterway Access Grant Mini Grant Program(SWAG). The grant program, supported by the

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