Hike at Gravel Family
Nature Preserve

10 a.m. Sunday, April 22

 

Look for the signs of spring already apparent at Gravel Family Nature Preserve in Barrett Township. This guided hike is part of the Get Outdoors Poconos series.

Click here for information.

 

 

 


 

For the birds: A walk-and-talk event

9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5

 

Learn about the imperiled golden-winged warbler and then hike to a local habitat made specifically to help the birds survive. This is part of the Get Outdoors Poconos series. For details, click here.

 

 

 


 

 

Spring Streamlines!

In the latest edition of BWA's quarterly newsletter, read about the many new projects happening in the watershed, including:

  • the Stroudsburg pocket park
  • the Plan for Clean Water
  • a feasibility study to build a new hiking trail
  • construction of Brodhead Creek Heritage Center
  • plans for the annual Native Plant Sale
  • a new hiking booklet coming soon!

It's all in the spring edition of Streamlines.

 


 

Beautiful bald eagles

Visit our webpage about the bald eagles at ForEvergreen Nature Preserve by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Plan for Clean Water

Read about BWA's latest environmental effort: to help municipalities decide where to spend their land/water preservation dollars. This project is funded by a grant from the Open Space Institute. Read more about it here.

 


 

 

$50,000+ in donations toward new nature center

 

An anonymous donor pledged $50,000 to help create the Brodhead Creek Heritage Center in Stroud Township if the community made enough matching donations in 2017 – and they did! First mission accomplished!

 

But the project and fundraising continue: Learn more about the proposed center on ForEvergreen Nature Preserve by clicking here.

 

 


 

 

Creating a new park in Stroudsburg

 

Learn more about the Urban Nature Space project – and how you can help create a new park in downtown Stroudsburg!  – by clicking here.


 

Environmental Alerts!

BWA has a new way for you to learn about important environmental issues in the news. See our new BWA Environmental Alerts page here.

 

The page includes "Report on MCCD," a column by Paula Heeschen, former Pocono Record editorial page editor, reporting on the Monroe County Conservation District's monthly board meetings.

 


 

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

 

Strauser Nature's Helpers considers environmental protection part of its business. Zech Strauser's landscape company is a longtime Adopt-a-Stream sponsor and Native Plant Sale sponsor.

 

Read more about Zech and Strauser Nature's Helpers in the Member Spotlight.

 

Help create the Brodhead Creek Heritage Center!

Click here for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRINT OUR 2018 ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

 

READ OUR ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2017

 

 

Where is your Watershed?

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