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

Upcoming Events

  • Walk the Wissahickon

    Walk begins at 8:00 a.m.
    Take a guided walk on the 21-mile Green Ribbon Trail and support WVWA's mission of protecting land, water and life in the Watershed. Start in North Wales and follow the Trail along Wissahickon Creek for the either 5, 8,13 or all 21 miles. All of the walks are guided and you are bussed back to the starting point.

  • Green Ribbon Gala at Kindle Hill Farm

    5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Please join us in celebrating WVWA's 60 year legacy of conservation with an evening of cocktails hors d'oeuvres and live jazz while enjoying the extraordinary gardens and pastures of our host, Saly Glassman. 

  • Serve the Preserve

    9:00 a.m.

    Help WVWA continue our restoration efforts this fall at Camp Woods. Volunteers will remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs. Please wear sturdy shoes for digging, and bring a shovel and gloves if you have them; otherwise we will provide.

  • Pie, Cider and Owls!

    7:00 p.m.

    October is one of the best times of the year to see and hear owls - and what could be a better way to take advantage of Autumn’s beautiful, quiet nights than to go in search of those nocturnal wonders.  Join us for an evening of pie and cider at WVWA headquarters, followed by an owl-prowl through the twilight woods!

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Current News

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  • In Remembrance of Miriam (Mim) Theobald

  • David Froehlich receives John Dornan Conservation Award

  • WVWA Welcomes Executive Director


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 gina@wvwa.org.