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

  • Green Ribbon Gala at Tunnel Farm

    We invite you to join us at Tunnel Farm for the seventh annual Green Ribbon Gala. Each autumn, guests gather at a unique venue to enjoy an evening celebrating a legacy of conservation and land preservation in the Wissahickon Valley Watershed

  • Bird Walk at Briar Hill Preserve

    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    Take a walk at Briar Hill Preserve and Prophecy Creek Park with WVWA Naturalist, Margaret Rohde, and learn about bird biology and how to use field marks and behavior to identify warblers, thrushes, tanagers, and sparrows passing through on fall migration. Both beginners and experienced birders welcome!

  • History Walk at Camp Woods

    1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Take a walk at Camp Woods under the towering tulip and beech trees of our most historic preserve, where General Washington camped out with his troops following the battle at Germantown. Hear about the site's interesting history and folklore.


  • Serve the Preserve at Crossways

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (or when work is finished)

    Help WVWA continue our restoration efforts at Crossways Preserve. Volunteers will remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. Please wear sturdy shoes for digging. Bring a shovel and gloves if you have them; otherwise we will provide.

2016 Biennial Wissahickon
Photo Contest

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Current News

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  • Local Municipalities Sign on to Work Collaboratively to Improve the Wissahickon

  • Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association Celebrates Newest Preserve

  • WVWA Receives Grant in Butterfly Conservation

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

If you have a group who would like to view the movie, contact Gina Craigo at