Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA)
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.
In The News
- Threats to Wissahickon Creek: A view from 800 feet up, Philly dot com, November 30, 2018.