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News & Updates

Summer Fish Surveys Went Swimmingly

August 2, 2022

In the last week of June, staff at the Mountain Watershed Association were able to slide into their hip waders to join Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) in some fish shocking.…

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An Ancient Ally: Warnings from Freshwater Sponges

June 1, 2022

Underneath the rocks that cover the floors of our watershed lives possibly the oldest animals ever recorded, sponges. They’re not much to look at, in fact, you might not notice…

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Water Guardians Afterschool Club Receives Funding for 2022/2023 School Year

May 27, 2022

The Mountain Watershed Association (MWA) is happy to announce a new upcoming education project: the Water Guardians After School Youth Club. During the 2022-23 school year, this club will take…

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