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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

 

Update 2/20/19: Our office is closed today due to the weather. If you need to contact us email info@wvwa.org or visit our staff page for individual emails.

Stay safe and warm!

Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Fireside Frostbite 5 Miler

    9:00 a.m.

    The Ambler Area Running Club proudly presents the 20th annual Frostbite Five Miler. Amenities include chip timing, great post-race food from Fireside Bar & Grille, and long sleeve tech shirts if registered by January 28.  The race benefits WVWA. Register to run or volunteer - www.aarclub.com/Frostbite

  • PFEC Sustainability Film Series

    Film: Living in the Future's Past
    6:00 p.m. Sponsor Expo, 7:30 p.m. Film 

    Pennypack Farm and Education Center presents three nights of movies followed by discussion groups led by panels of experts at the Ambler Theater. Each movie delves into a different aspect of sustainability. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for the Sponsor Expo in the lobby - WVWA will be there! The film begins at 7:30 p.m. Visit pennypackfarm.org for more info. 

  • Our Native Bees

    7:00 p.m.
    Mason Bees: The hardest working bees everyone should have in their backyard! | Join local beekeeper and WVWA board member Scott Bartow as he shares the benefits and importance of native pollinators known as Mason and Leafcutter Bees. Learn why these beautiful insects are considered "stingless bees" and why they are better pollinators than the honey bee.

  • Bird Walk

    7:30 a.m.
    Join us on your way to the office for a 30-45 minute bird walk on our preserves. We will meet every other month (second Tuesday) at 7:30 A.M. We will explore a variety of preserves over the year and will have the opportunity to see different birds throughout the seasons.

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Current News

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  • WVWA Welcomes 2 New Board Members

  • WVWA Receives $100k to Implement Stream Smart

  • Pennsylvania Ave Construction Update


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.