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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 2022

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News & Announcements

3RQ GAPS Assistance Program for nonpoint source remediation projects

3RQ Announces GAPS Generating Awareness for Project Success (GAPS) is a collaboration between the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds (FPW) and Three Rivers QUEST (3RQ) with support from the Colcom Foundation to assist grass-roots organizations within the Allegheny and Monongahela river basins with preparing and applying for successful remediation projects. Utilizing

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Seeking Waterway Stewards

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, with funding from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Coastal Resources Management, is announcing their new Waterway Steward Program, developed with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The program’s purpose is to engage Pennsylvania water trail users in community science and build long term stewardship

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PEC announces 2022 Pennsylvania Water Trail Mini-Grant Awards

News for Immediate Release July 13, 2022 PEC announces 2022 Pennsylvania Water Trail Mini-Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Pennsylvania Water Trail Mini-Grants. These grants are awarded on a competitive basis. The Pennsylvania Water Trail Program is administered

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