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  • Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association 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.

Description

The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association is a 54 year-old land trust. The mission of the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association is to protect the quality and the beauty of the Wissahickon Creek and to enhance life in the Wissahickon Watershed. To date, WVWA has protected nearly 1200 acres of natural open space with the goal of enhancing the quality of the water and surrounding land.

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http://www.wvwa.org

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