Protecting and enhancing open space
Promoting awareness and appreciation of environmental issues
Promoting wise land use and management of natural resources
Preserving historic and cultural sites

Upcoming Events

  • Wissahickon Excursion: Winter Birding at Mannington Marsh

    8:30am – 3:30pm

    Join WVWA Executive Director, Dennis Miranda, on a whirlwind nature tour of the vast Mannington Marsh in southern New Jersey. Winter waterfowl, songbirds and Bald Eagles await your discovery. This van tour will visit various access points along the marshes and fields of the Mannington Marsh. Boxed lunch is included.

  • Volunteer Recognition Party & Annual Member Meeting

    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres followed by awards and program

    WVWA will host its first annual Volunteer Recognition Party on Thursday, January 22, to honor the dedication, work and spirit of our volunteers.  The Volunteer Recognition Party will be held in conjunction with WVWA’s Annual Member Meeting.

  • Four Mills Reserve Hike

    1:00 – 3:00pm

    The middle of winter is an ideal time for a hike!  Join WVWA as you hike the woods of the Four Mills Reserve in search of wildlife and other signs of nature. Enjoy the gurgling Wissahickon Creek and end up at the barn for hot chocolate!

  • Lecture - What's the Buzz


    Scott Bartow, local beekeeper, will lead this lecture on “What the Buzz” about honeybees.  Bees play a crucial role in our ecosystem.  Did you know honeybees are responsible for cross-pollinating at least 80 percent of plants? Learn about gardening techniques to support the bee population.

Thank you to all who attended the film premiere on November 11 at the Ambler Theater.
If you have a group who would like to view the movie, contact Gina Craigo at 


TRAILER - A Healthy Wissahickon: We All Have a Part to Play from GreenTreks Network on Vimeo.