Brodhead Watershed Association

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Stroudsburg "Urban Nature Space"

FLASH!  - The garden is planted.  You're invited to the opening event on Friday, June 29 at 4 pm.

Read  all about it HERE!


A green oasis at the corner of Quaker Alley and Sixth Street in Stroudsburg will soon be a reality. The Stroudsburg Pocket Park, or "Urban Nature Space" will be transformed from a site for dumpsters and loading areas to a place dowtown workers can take their lunch or nearby residents can gather for coffee . The project will be the first step of several planned to add a bit of "green" to downtown Stroudsburg. It will also show how the full corner lot can be developed into a green outdoor space in the future.  The "Urban Nature Space" is a collaboraton between Stroudsburg Borough, Monroe County Commissioners, Brodhead Watershed Association and Strausser Nature's Helpers.


The  landscape design by Robin Petras, designer at Strauser Nature's Helpers, features native flowers, grasses, shrubs, and shade trees, along with paths and seating. Rain gardens and permeable pavers will demonstrate how green infrastructure can help clean and purify run-off from streets and sidewalks before entering the nearby Brodhead Creek and storm drains.


June, 2018 Update:  The pavers are installed, planting will come soon!



The following businesses, associations and individuals made this project possible:




Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors


The Church of St. Luke




Tarah Probst, Jessica DePete, Richard & Mary Ellen Cramer, Jill Price, Rick & Barb Hammond, Joanne Strauss, Stephen McTavish, Alanna McTavish, Robert Younger



Please donate for additional green projects for Stroudsburg

River Birch Sponsor: $3,000
Pussy Willow Sponsor: $2,000
Shamrock Holly Sponsor: $1,000
Bee Balm Sponsor: $500
Golden Star Sponsor: $250

Donations of any amount are welcome!

Your donation will make this project a success!


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download this form and mail to:                             

BWA, PO Box 339, Henryville, PA 18332


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