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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

The office will be closed from 12 to 4pm on Friday, May 24 and 8am to 4pm on Monday, May 27.

Have a safe and fun Memorial Day Weekend!

Upcoming Events

  • 6-Mile Wissahickon Spring Hike

    This hike is sold out, registration is closed
    4:00 pm

    This is a unique hike for the serious hiker: an amazing 6-mile loop-hike connecting various WVWA-protected properties, and taking you from the creek through woods, fields and farm land.  We will go through Camp Woods, Armentrout Preserve, Briar Hill Preserve, Prophecy Creek Park, and Willow Lake Farm - and of course the Green Ribbon Trail.

  • Birds & Brews

    6:30 p.m.

    Join us for a summer walk to search for breeding birds at our Crossways Preserve. After the walk we will head to Forest & Main Brewery in Ambler.

  • Creek Exploration

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Get your feet wet as we explore the Wissahickon Creek in our Four Mills Preserve. We will search the creek for aquatic life and learn how they help us understand the health of the creek.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tour the only fully operational gristmill in Montgomery County! Guides will take you for a fascinating tour to see the mill in operation and give you a history of milling on the Wissahickon Creek. At this open house there will dogs available for adoption by a local rescue group. 

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Current News

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  • PennDOT to begin construction activities along the Wissahickon Creek and Green Ribbon Trail in Upper Dublin Township

  • EPA to perform Superfund Cleanup Activities in Wissahickon Creek

  • PennDOT Wetland Mitigation Project

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 Jenn Bilger at jenn@wvwa.org.