This page list countless applicable resources including current programs landowners can participate in, conservation and water related information specific to Washington County, regional resources, and general watershed resources, and more.

Local Organizations

Find other groups in Washington County

Watershed Tools

Online tools for watershed groups

GIS Mapping Resources

Online maps and data

Outdoor Recreation

Find local outdoor adventures!

State/Federal Agencies

Environmentally based government agencies

Plants & Animals

Attend a meeting, join a watershed, help collect data,


Increase the effectiveness of your conservation efforts

Energy Ind. Resources

Stay up to date on upcoming events!

National Organizations

National Conservation Groups and information

Watershed Grants

Check out what WCWA is really all about!

For Landowners

Stay up to date on upcoming events!

Local/Regional Planning

Planning documents that support regional goals

Local Organizations
     Washington County Conservation District
     Penn State Cooperative Extension - Washington County
     Upper Saint Clair Citizens for Land Stewardship
     Allegheny Land Trust
     Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Watershed Tools
      Watershed/Water Cycle Vocabulary:
      Bathymetric Surveys of Lakes:
GIS Mapping Resources
      DEP eMap PA PA 
      DEP GIS Data & Mappers
Outdoor Recreation
     Venture Outdoors
      Canonsburg Lake
      Cross Creek Lake
      Dutch Fork Lake
National Organizations
     Trout Unlimited (TU)
     Ducks Unlimited
     Pheasants Forever
Watershed Grants
Coming Soon!
For Landowners
Coming Soon!
Local/Regional Planning
      Washington County Planning Office
State/Federal Agencies
     PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
          Office of Water Programs

     PA Fish & Boat Commission
     PA Game Commission
     PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
     PA Department of Agriculture
     US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
          Office of Water

     US Geological Survey (USGS)
          Water Resources Mission Area

     US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
          Wildlife Services

          Farm Service Agency

          Natural Resources Conservation Service

          Rural Development

     US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
     US Fish and Wildlife Service
     US Forest Service
Plants & Animals
      DCNR Pennsylvania Native Plants Information
      PA Native Plant Society
      iConserve PA
      Flowering Plant Identifier – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
      Common Trees of PA
      Pennsylvania 2015-2025 Wildlife Action Plan
      PA Amphibians & Reptiles
      Aquatic Invasive Species
      Coming Soon!
Energy Industry Resources
     Center for Coalfield Justice
     Western PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation
     FracTracker Alliance


The Washington County Watershed Alliance (WCWA) is a nonprofit organization in Washington, PA 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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50 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 1  
​Washington, PA 15301

T: 724-705-7098

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