Providing the tools, training, education and resources that empower
leaders and volunteers to protect and restore Pennsylvania’s rivers and streams.
Grants are available for design & engineering, construction/upgrade & rehabilitation of non-motorized public access projects within the Ohio River Basin. Priority will be given to projects that improve recreational access on rivers & streams as well as those that support & advance POWR’s mission, specifically the facilitation, stewardship, & enjoyment of PA’s waterways. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations with tax-exempt status 501c3, municipalities, counties, & educational institutions. Applicants can request up to $30k & project proposals must include a 1:1 match. Applications due 4/28/23.
The North Branch of the Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania has been selected by a public vote as the state’s 2023 River of the Year. Check back soon for more updates on this year’s planned River of the Year activities and events.
If you serve as a leader of a CWO, please take a few minutes to complete the 2022 Impacts and Successes Survey– this is a wonderful and important opportunity for all watershed groups to tally up all your accomplishments from 2022 and share them.
Tracking, measuring, and sharing metrics that matter is a critical part of sound organizational management. Not only that, but POWR will help amplify the these successes to a broad audience- people in positions to support your efforts.
Do you have a deep love of water, wildlife, and woods and enjoy learning about the environment and being outdoors? Do you have a strong desire to make a positive difference in your community? Then you may be a perfect fit for the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2023 POWR announces 2023 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2023 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2023 Susquehanna River North Branch Named 2023 River of the Year Harrisburg, PA – The North Branch of the Susquehanna River in northeastern Pennsylvania has been selected by a public vote as the state’s 2023 River of the Year, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
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