Statewide Conference

Thank you for a wonderful Statewide Watershed Conference

If you were unable to attend the conference, please let us know why by responding to this short Survey 

Over 100 watershed colleagues and friends attended the 2023 Statewide Watershed Conference at a new location- Altoona, PA- l for two days of inspiring, engaging, and meaningful presentations and conversations. 


Conference Program At-a-Glance: Click HERE to view a pdf of the conference agenda. 

Presenter Biographies: Learn more about our presenters HERE


This event is not possible without the generous support of our sponsors. 

Sponsor support enable us to offer discounts and honorariums to conference attendees and speakers to help meet the goal of increasing diversity an ensuring inclusive and equitable access to the event. It also and helps implement sustainable solutions including offsetting our carbon footprint. Pennsylvania is home to hundreds of community-based watershed organizations that strive to protect and provide critical oversight of the streams, rivers, and lakes in their communities despite being small, non-profit organizations with little or no professional staff, supported by active and passionate volunteers.

POWR thanks these current 2023 Sponsors: 

Major Supporters: PA American Water, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Campbell Foundation, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Watershed Advocate: PA Environment Digest,  Appalachian Region Independent Power Producers Association (ARIPPA), ARM Group, Chesapeake Legal Alliance, Ernst Conservation Seeds, Land Studies

Carbon Offset/Sustainability: American Dairy Association North East

Watershed Friend: Murrysville Area Watershed Association, Matt MacDonald, BEG Group, LLC

Nonprofit Friend: American Rivers, Bird Town Pennsylvania, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Stroud Water Research Center.