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News & Updates

Planting Trees to Stabilize the Streambank

January 3, 2023

On October 20th, MWA assisted Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Fish and Boat Commission in live staking.  Live staking is used to increase fish habitat, slope strength, and plant cover. The…

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Raising Funds to Purchase Land and Protect Rasler Run

August 11, 2022

MWA is proposing to purchase a 192.6 acre property in Fayette County which borders Indian Creek, a tributary of the Youghiogheny River, and Rasler Run, a tributary to Indian Creek.…

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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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