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


News & Announcements

3RQ Now Accepting Applications for 2024 GAPS Assistance Program

Applications are now open for Three Rivers Quest’s 2024 GAPS assistance program. GAPS, or Generating Awareness for Project Success, is a collaboration between the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW) and Three Rivers QUEST (3RQ) to assist small colleges and universities carrying out real-world stream restoration projects. 3RQ provides funding and

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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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