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.”

Exciting Events in 2021

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News & Announcements

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2022 River of the Year

          Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2022 River of the Year Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced the public is invited to again vote online for the 2022 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among four waterways nominated

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2022 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

            2022 “River of the Year” Nominations Open Public to Vote on Pennsylvania’s Best River…Nominations Accepted from October 19, 2021 through November 15, 2021   Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2022 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is

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