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An Early Spring Hike Through Bear Run

March 24, 2020

While I’ve always loved exploring the woods, I found myself going out for walks much more frequently last week. I’ve been out daily as opposed to just on the weekends…

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Recreation in the Yough: Is Bacteria a Concern?

March 11, 2020

Mountain Watershed Association has been dedicated to clean water for over 25 years. We believe the path to cleaner water uses science, education, and advocacy. Our extensive water sampling program…

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A Hike in the Headwaters

January 17, 2020

On January 11, it was a beautiful 70-degree day. As peculiar as it sounds to be walking directly in the stream, following Indian Creek up into its headwaters, in mid-January,…

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