Upcoming Events

Come have some fun with us on the river or in the community! We lead educational and recreational events all year long as we work to defend the Yough.

Celebrate Trails Day ICVT Walk

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
C.W. Resh Memorial Park
Free

Join Lindsey, our Education Coordinator, for a guided nature walk on the Indian Creek Valley Trail in honor of Celebrate Trails Day! We’ll start walking at CW Resh Park in Indian Head and do an easy, out-and-back hike on the trail to learn about what’s budding and blooming at the end of April!

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Women & Nonbinary Fishing Clinic

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Laurel Hill State Park, Lodge at Scenic View
Free

A safe space to learn Learn the basics of fly-fishing in a fun, inclusive environment. Guided by experts in the field, you’ll have plenty of time to practice and absorb the essentials of this beautiful outdoor sport. What’s included: We can only take a limited number of participants for this event. If the registration is…

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Birds & Blooms Hike in the Gorge

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Kick off the spring with a relaxing, informative nature hike on the Indian Creek Valley Trail! Local naturalists, Josh Lawrey and Lisa Smith, will guide us into the Indian Creek Valley Gorge and show us the natural wonders along the way! First, we’ll look and listen for migrating and local birds with Josh, our resident…

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West Newton River Cleanup (Spring)

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bloom Brew
Free

Float down the river with us, picking up trash and tires along the way! Bring your own: snacks, sunscreen, water, change of clothes We will provide: gloves, garbage bags, life jackets, canoes and paddles (limited boat supply) If you bring your own boat, you must organize your own shuttle to Cedar Creek Park. Registration opens…

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Books & Brews with Rolling Stone author Justin Nobel

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bloom Brew
Free

Rolling Stone’s Justin Nobel will lead a discussion about his new book “Petroleum-238: Big Oil’s Dangerous Secret and the Grassroots Fight to Stop It,” before signing copies at Bloom Brew in West Newton. He’ll be joined by a musical guest, and we recommend grabbing a tasty craft beverage from the brewery to enjoy during the…

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Indian Creek Valley Trail Golf Scramble

June 7
Donegal Highlands Golf Course
$125

The Fourth Annual ICV Trail Golf Scramble will benefit the Gorge Washout Project! Join us for a fun day of golf and games at the Donegal Highlands Golf Course! Registration starts at 8:00 am, and we’ll tee off at 9:00 am The day includes: 18 holes, Cart Rental, Lunch On-Course, Awards Dinner, Chance to win…

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Family Field Day at Laurel Hill State Park

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Laurel Hill State Park
Free

This family-friendly, outdoor event, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Education Grant, is free and open to the public. MWA and the park rangers at Laurel Hill State Park will provide a full day of fun, educational experiences to our local families. The Field Day will be held at the Willis Pavilion at…

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West Newton River Cleanup (Fall)

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bloom Brew
Free

Float down the river with us, picking up trash and tires along the way! Bring your own: snacks, sunscreen, water, change of clothes We will provide: gloves, garbage bags, life jackets, canoes and paddles (limited boat supply) If you bring your own boat, you must organize your own shuttle to Cedar Creek Park. Registration opens soon!

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Indian Creek Watershed Festival

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
C.W. Resh Memorial Park
Free

Save the date for the 2024 Indian Creek Watershed Festival! This year’s event will be another fun day for our local youth, featuring: Registration will open this summer. If you’d like to be involved in planning or volunteering, please reach out to lindsey@mtwatershed.com!

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Yough Defense Party

November 21
Falls City Pub

Is it possible to top last year’s incredible, record-setting Yough Defense Party? We don’t know, but we’re gonna try! Save the date for the 2024 shindig! There will definitely be:

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