Buffalo Creek Watershed Association


Attend a BCWA Meeting

7 PM 2nd Thursday of the month

Buffalo Township Municipal Building 
400 Buffalo Center Lane
Washington, PA 15301

Buffalo Creek Watershed at a Glance

Buffalo Creek is a gem of Washington County. This watershed is rural in nature.  Buffalo Creek has been designated a High Quality Warm Water Fishery (HQ-WWF) by PADEP; an Important Bird Area (IBA-80) by the Western PA Conservancy - one of only 85 in the state; and, an Exceptional Biodiversity Area (BDA) by the Western PA Conservancy.


Buffalo Creek Stats

Watershed Area: 164 Sq. Miles
Land Use 52% Forested, 47% Agriculture, <1% Developed

Total Length of Streams (with Tributaries): 259 Miles

Primary Concerns: Protecting and improving the quality of this high quality water resource is one major concern for the dedicated members of Buffalo Creek Watershed. 

Find more detailed information about BCWA in the Library

BCWA Projects

The Buffalo Creek Watershed Association hosts and participated in a variety of projects throughout the year. Some of the primary projects BCWA members are currently working on are:

Find out how to participate!

Check out our latest projects!

See how we're implementing long term strategic planning!

See how long-term efforts pay off!

Help Monitor, Restore, and Protect Buffalo Creek
Contact Buffalo Creek Watershed Association

We would love to hear from you! you can reach us by mail at the following P.O. Box, or by e-mail.

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 408

Claysville, PA 15323




The Washington County Watershed Alliance (WCWA) is a nonprofit organization founded to enhance and coordinate conservation efforts throughout the County and to support the activities of individual watershed associations. 

WCWA Mission: Through a watershed based approach, will: provide a collaborative framework to support the efforts of all local watershed associations; encourage responsible utilization of air, land and water resources; to support sound agricultural activities, encourage sustainable land use, and the protection and preservation of agricultural lands; and promote the protection, preservation and enhancement of the county’s natural resources, biodiversity and ecological health for the benefit of current and future generations.


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M-F 8 AM - 4:30 PM

50 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 1  
​Washington, PA 15301

T: 724-705-7098

(Ask for Jennifer Dann)

E: info@wcwalliance.org

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