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Where will Pennsylvania’s next river of the year be found?

December 10, 2021Penn Live

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently revealed the 4 waterways nominated across the state. The Catawissa Creek in Columbia, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties; Connoquenessing Creek in Beaver and Butler counties; French Creek in Crawford, Erie, Mercer and...

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Local waterways nominated for 2022 River of the Year

December 1, 2021The Times

Voting is now open for the 2022 River of the Year through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The four nominees are Catawissa Creek, French Creek and, locally, Connoquenessing Creek and Monongahela River. Voting can be done at...

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2022 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

October 19, 2021

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2021 Contact: Janet Sweeney [email protected] (570) 718-6507   2022 “River of the Year” Nominations Open Public to Vote on Pennsylvania’s Best River…Nominations Accepted from October 19, 2021 Through November 15, 2021 Luzerne – Pennsylvania nonprofit...

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What in the world is the Susquehanna River Water Trail?

September 24, 2021NorthcentralPA.com

The mighty Susquehanna River is recognized in Pennsylvania for many reasons, but few identify our treasured river for its very special state recognition as Pennsylvania’s largest water trail system. The Susquehanna River Water Trail runs over 500 miles throughout the...

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POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

June 18, 2020

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Janet Sweeney, POWR Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: [email protected]   POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020...

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Which Pennsylvania river is worth $10,000?

December 9, 2019PennLive

The annual vote for Pennsylvania River of the Year opened to the public today. In addition to carrying the title in 2020, the river that draws the most public votes will receive a $10,000 leadership grant from the Pennsylvania Department...

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West Branch Susquehanna River trail gets official logo

November 25, 2019The Express (Lock Haven)

LEWISBURG — The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) has released an official logo for the Susquehanna River Water Trail – West Branch. The Susquehanna River Water Trail – West Branch is a designated Pennsylvania State Water Trail that runs 228 miles...

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Dinniman Announces $400,000 for Parks and Outdoor Recreation Improvements

November 17, 2019My ChesCo

HARRISBURG, PA — Three Chester County municipalities and one conservancy will receive nearly $400,000 in total state funding for park improvements and conservation projects, announced state Senator Andy Dinniman. In addition, several regional initiatives impacting Chester County residents will receive...

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DCNR grants awarded to Cambria, Somerset counties

November 15, 2019Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown)

EBENSBURG – Hundreds of thousands of dollars in state grants awarded recently will fund efforts to develop trails, improve parks and support conservation efforts in Cambria and Somerset counties, two state legislators said Thursday. State Rep. Frank Burns, D-East Taylor...

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Chesco gets $400,000 to improve parks, trails, outdoor recreation

November 14, 2019Southern Chester County Weeklies

WEST CHESTER—Three Chester County municipalities and one conservancy will receive nearly $400,000 in total state funding for park improvements and conservation projects. In addition, several regional initiatives impacting Chester County residents will receive nearly $2 million in state support to...