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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

Information about the construction on Pennsylvania Ave. at Piszek Preserve: CLICK HERE

Upcoming Events

  • Woodcock Dance

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    This program is sold out
    Each year the dance or nuptial flight of the male American Woodcock heralds spring. Witness this wonderful and short-lived spring phenomenon. This walk will meet at the WVWA Headquarters for materials and a brief woodcock talk, then regroup at a nearby woodcock hotspot. 

  • Nature Photography 101

    9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
    Not sure what that aperture priority setting is for? Curious about how to compose a photo? Join us for a workshop on how to set up a good shot and use all your camera's tricks to your advantage. Bring your camera and instruction manual (if you have it). Cameras of all kinds (point and shoot, DSLR, and smartphones) are welcome.

  • Creating a Butterfly Garden

    UPDATE 3/20/18: This event is rescheduled for 3/27 due to weather.
    7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    Ann Laughlin of Eco-Chic Gardens will cover the basics of creating a pollinator-friendly garden and yard using native plants that will attract and benefit butterflies, hummingbirds, moths, bees and more! We will discuss the needs of pollinators based on their lifecycles as well as plant selection and design. 

  • Film Screening: Hometown Habitat - The Meadow Project

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    All of us have the power to support habitat for wildlife and bring natural beauty to our patch of the earth. WVWA and Upper Dublin Township present this 90-minute film showing how humans and nature can co-exist with mutual benefits. 

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  • Construction on Pennsylvania Ave. at Piszek Preserve

  • In Remembrance of Miriam (Mim) Theobald

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.