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We work for the water and for you. We pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local, regional and national issues that impact our watershed. Learn more.

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EcoSaurus Coloring Contest

The County Line Road EcoSaurus near the entrance of the proposed Rustic Ridge deep coal...

Make a Year End Contribution to Ensure a Successful 2018

As 2017 comes to a close we are reflecting on an incredibly successful year for our...

There’s a Dinosaur in Donegal

Within view of the entrance of LCT Energy’s Rustic Ridge Deep Mine in Donegal and...

Economic Impacts of the Rustic Ridge Deep Mine

Looking to get away from the city of Greensburg, Jennifer Bertha and her family have had...

Education and Outreach: A Part of MWA’s Mission

As a part of MWA’s mission, we provide free, educational outreach programs to the...

Coming Soon- New Youghiogheny River Water Trail Maps

We are proud to announce the arrival of new and revised Youghiogheny River Water Trail...

Direct Support Funds Available For Shale Gas Advocacy

Since August 2014, Mountain Watershed Association, home of the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper,...

Elizabeth Township Commissioners Vote to Deny Invenergy’s Rezoning Application

In an unexpected and commendable move during their meeting this past Monday, the...

Allegheny County Recommends No Rezoning for Power Plant in Elizabeth Township

Recently, the Planning Division of Allegheny County Economic Development issued a...

Blowout Spills into the Yough River

On Saturday, July 15, 2017 the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper (YRK) from the Mountain...