To provide the tools, training, education and resources that empower community watershed organization leaders and volunteers to protect and restore rivers and streams, advocate for sound water resource management and policies, and facilitate stewardship and enjoyment of Pennsylvania’s waterways.
Pennsylvania’s community watershed organizations are effective in their efforts to restore, conserve, and promote the enjoyment of the Commonwealth’s waterways and are well-informed advocates for sound management and policies for healthy streams, watersheds, and communities.
By continuing in the tradition of Pennsylvania’s environmental pioneers and the visionary Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution (Article 1, Section 27), POWR will:
In 2008, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and POWR joined together, designating POWR as a 509(a) supporting organization of PEC. This agreement offers much to both organizations including expanding the grassroots impact on conservation, as well as increasing organizational efficiencies. Further, it has stimulated an effort to reinvigorate POWR and identify a path forward to greater impact on the environment.
Stewardship, Resourcefulness, Expertise, Passion, Integrity, Courage, Diversity, Community
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Luzerne, PA 18709