Allegheny is River of the Year in Pennsylvania

March 18, 2017 Bradford Era
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Among the most biologically diverse watersheds in Pennsylvania — and a federally designated National Wild and Scenic Recreation River — the Allegheny River is the 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year.

The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers invited the public to vote online Nov. 14-Dec.19, choosing from among four waterways nominated across the state. The Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development Council nominated the Allegheny.

At the conclusion of the public voting campaign, the Allegheny was the clear winner, tallying 45 percent of the more than 16,700 total votes cast…


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