Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA)

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A scene protected by the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association.

The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) gives the following descriptive information:

The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) is a non-profit land trust founded in 1957. Its mission is to protect the quality and the beauty of the Wissahickon Creek and to enhance all life in the Wissahickon Watershed by:

  • Protecting and enhancing open space and natural areas in the Watershed and providing opportunities for the enjoyment of these natural areas.
  • Promoting awareness and appreciation of environmental issues through education so that the community can make sound choices for a sustainable, ecologically healthy future.
  • Promoting wise land use and management of natural resources in the Watershed, especially when dealing with issues which affect the water quality of the Wissahickon Creek.
  • Preserving historic and cultural sites that are of significance to the Wissahickon Creek.

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