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

  • Fall Bird Seed Sale

    Order high quality birdseed appropriate to the birds found in the Wissahickon Watershed.  All sales support WVWA stewardship efforts.

    Order by:   Tuesday, October 13, 1:00 p.m.

    Pickup:       Friday, October16, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                       Saturday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • A Healthy Wissahickon: We All Have a Part to Play

    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

    Come to the William Jeanes Memorial Library in Whitemarsh Township for a film showing the history of the Wissahickon Creek, the development of the Wissahickon Valley, and how it has affected our waterways! See how citizens and municipalities from all over the watershed are getting involved to solve these global problems, and join us afterwards for Q&A. Film created by GreenTreks.

  • Fall Colors Hike & DIY Suncatchers

    1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    Fall is in the air, so come take advantage of all it has to offer by joining WVWA for a short hike through the woods, followed by a fun craft project! Collect fall’s prettiest leaves during an interpretive stroll along the trail, then return to WVWA headquarters and use them to create something special to take home – fall leaf suncatchers.

  • In Search of Fall Sparrows

    9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    Join WVWA Naturalists as we pursue the migrating fall sparrows through our preserves. Lincoln's Sparrow, White Crowned Sparrow and Fox Sparrow will be among the many species that may be seen in mid-October.


Current News

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  • WVWA Protects the Byrne Farm in Lower Gwynedd

  • Bluebirds at Crossways Preserve

  • June 2015 Creek Watch Digest

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