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Please help us in protecting, conserving and restoring water quality in the Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny River watersheds.  Consider joining as a member or making a contribution today!

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We have a unique approach in that we pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local issues as well as regional and national issues that have a local impact. Learn more about us and our work.

Indian Creek Trail Meeting Scheduled

The Mountain Watershed Association would like to invite you to a community meeting regarding the future of the Indian Creek Valley Trail. We will be seeking volunteers to serve on a Trail Council.  Visit our calendar for more information.

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