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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

 
  • Lecture - What's the Buzz

    7:00 p.m.

    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.

  • Bird Watching at Crossways Preserve

    9:00 a.m.– 11:00 a.m.

    The healthiest wildlife habitat of the WVWA Preserves is also home to wintering birds from Canada and northern USA. Join WVWA Executive Director, Dennis Miranda, as you explore the woods, wetlands and fields of the Crossways Preserve.

  • Winter Bird Seed Sale

    Seed MUST be pre-ordered
    Order Deadline: Tuesday, February 17
    Order Pickup: Friday, February 20- 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
    or Saturday, February 21 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Order quality birdseed that is appropriate for the birds in the Wissahickon Watershed. Your order helps WVWA protect wildlife and habitat.

  • Frostbite Five Miler

    9:00 a.m. start 
     

    The Ambler Area Running Club proudly presents the 16th annual Frostbite Five Miler, which starts and ends at the Wissahickon High School.  The field is limited to 1500 runners. Amenities include chip timing, great post-race food from Fireside Bar & Grille, long sleeve t-shirts if registered by January 19.  The race benefits WVWA.  Show your support by running or volunteering.


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 gina@wvwa.org. 

 

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