Pennsylvania Game Commission Program Update

Virtual Event PA, United States

You're invited to join POWR's partner, WeConservePA, as they host Bryan Burhans from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for a brief activity update and opportunity for conversation. Bryan will give participants an overview of the various program areas of the Game Commission, the commission’s work in preserving state game lands, and opportunities for land trusts (and watershed organizations) to engage and partner. Learn more about Bryan and register HERE

Webinar: Bringing Green Parking Lots to Your Community: Part 2

Virtual Event PA, United States

Join your watershed colleagues and POWR for Part 2 of 2-part conversation about Bringing Green Parking Lots to Your Community: The Benefits and Challenges. Parking lots have been one of the fastest growing land uses, covering acres upon acres of land with impervious asphalt and becoming a dominant landscape feature in many communities They contribute to the urban heat island, which elevates temperatures in communities, and have an impact on water quality and stormwater runoff that degrade our streams and […]

Film Screening: Search for the Cooper: A River Hidden in Plain View

Independence Seaport Museum 211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Search for the Cooper: A River Hidden in Plain View, an award winning film that chronicles the expedition taken by four Camden youth in June 2022 to unlock the hidden beauty and find the source of the Cooper River in Camden County will be screened on the 4th floor of the Independence  Seaport Museum in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 20th. The screening is at 6:30pm followed by a Q & A with the expedition team. This event is Free to […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Live Staking at Clear Creek State Park

Clear Creek State Park Sigel, PA

POWR's Partner, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, is looking for volunteers to help live stake a section of the Clarion River bank in Clear Creek State Park on April 21st. Volunteers will spend the morning harvesting materials on site, and the afternoon installing them. If you’re new to live staking, check out this swell info page from Penn State Extension: or their 12 minute video on it: Meet at 8:30 am in the park, at the large parking lot on the river […]

Susquehanna River North Branch Volunteer Cleanup – Wyoming County

Susquehanna River

Come help the EMHR and several event partners with a river cleanup in Wyoming County on our 2023 PA River of the Year! As manager of the Upper Susquehanna River North Branch Water Trail, it is imperative that the EMHR promote environmental stewardship and conservation efforts that protect this magnificent and historic natural resource! As part of our long lineup of River of the Year events in 2023, we are hosting several volunteer cleanups along the water trail. The first […]


Clarks Creek Watershed Assoc. Adapt-a-Highway Trash Pick Up

Flemish Down

The Clarks Creek Watershed Associaion is hosting the 23rd "Adopt-a-Highway" Trash pickup session on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 9 am to noon. Once again, our efforts are under the aegis of the Great American Clean-Up of Pennsylvania. We will meet at FLEMISH DOWN, 1231 Clarks Valley Road, at 9 am for orientation and distribution of gloves, tools and trash bags. We will also be providing MASKS for anyone who needs to wear one while collecting the trash (or you […]

Putting Water Quality Data to Work, Locally: A Conversation Café

Virtual Event PA, United States

The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers, along with our partners from Stroud Water Research Center, Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program, and local watershed organizations invite you to a special Conversation Café to explore challenges and opportunities for meaningfully sharing water quality monitoring data with municipal officials, EACs, and the public for improved land use planning and decision-making on local policy and practice. POWR is excited to host this event to give watershed organization leaders and volunteers, Master […]

Paddler’s Toolkit Workshop

Dietrich Theater 60E Tioga St, Tunkhannock, PA

POWR is pleased to support and promote SGP's Paddler's Toolkit Workshop Series. Looking for an opportunity to develop your paddling skills and become a more informed and confident paddler? Want to learn more about the environment and plants and animals you’ll encounter on your next Susquehanna paddle? Join POWR's partner, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, and Pennsylvania Master Naturalist (PMN) for this Paddler’s Toolkit Workshop. The Paddler’s Toolkit will provide novice and veteran paddlers with new information and resources to enhance […]

$30 – $60

Introduction to Kayak Fishing

Montour Preserve 374 Preserve Rd, Danville, PA

POWR's partners, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership and the PA Fish and Boat Commission are hosting a FREE introduction to Kayak Fishing program at Lake Chillisquaque on May 21st! This program is brought to you by the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Join us to learn how safety is a key component in ensuring you have a memorable experience while on the water! This FREE Introduction to Kayak Fishing Program will introduce participants to the basic equipment […]

Summer Kickoff with Three Rivers Waterkeeper

Allegheny RiverTrail Park Aspinwall

Join Three Rivers Waterkeeper at Allegheny RiverTrail Park (formally known as Aspinwall Riverfront Park) at 3 River's Outdoor Company's outpost for a kickoff to the summer season! We will have food, drinks, live music, free kayaking, and games on the lawn. We will have watershed education and demos for the kiddos and life-long learners out there! Bring your lawn chairs, yard games, and family and friends and join us for a fun time while also supporting our efforts to protect […]

Stony-Kiski-Conemaugh Rivers Sojourn

Sandyvale Memorial Gardens, Johnstown

POWR is pleased to support and promote the Stony-Kiski-Conemaugh Rivers Sojourn, Johnstown to Apollo in southwest PA, June 1-4, 2023 hosted by the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy! The trip features paddles through Conemaugh and Packsaddle Gorges, a stop at Saltsburg's Historic Canal Days Festival, and speakers sharing what ignited their love for nature and how it inspires volunteer or professional work today. CVC's welcoming on river team makes this a fun and easy way to view the regional from a different […]

Cost varies

Perkiomen Creek Sojourn and PA State Water Trail Celebration

Meadow Park Schwenksville, PA

POWR is pleased to support and promote the Perkiomen Creek Sojourn and PA State Water Trail Celebration hosted by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy.  Explore the scenic beauty and hidden treasures of the Perkiomen Creek. Do some boulder dodging. Battle the dams and rapids. Chat with old friends and make some new ones. Enjoy lunch at the newly installed boat ramp in Collegeville, and learn a little about this gem winding through our own backyards. Lunch from Kimberton Whole Foods is […]

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