RESOURCES

Under Construction: This page will 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!

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

State/Federal Agencies

Environmentally based government agencies

Plants & Animals

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

Conservation

Increase the effectiveness of your conservation efforts

Energy Ind. Resources

Stay up to date on upcoming events!

Local Organizations
     Washington County Conservation District
     http://www.pawccd.org/index.html
     Penn State Cooperative Extension - Washington County
     www.extension.psu.edu/washington
     Upper Saint Clair Citizens for Land Stewardship
     http://www.usccls.org/
     Allegheny Land Trust
     https://alleghenylandtrust.org/
     Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
     https://waterlandlife.org/
Watershed Tools
      Watershed/Water Cycle Vocabulary: www.oberk.com/watercycleglossaryofterms
GIS Mapping Resources
     
      DEP eMap PA
      http://www.depgis.state.pa.us/emappa/eMap PA 
      DEP GIS Data & Mappers
      https://www.dep.pa.gov/DataandTools/Pages/GIS.aspx
Outdoor Recreation
     Venture Outdoors
     https://www.ventureoutdoors.org/
      Canonsburg Lake
      https://www.fishandboat.com/Resource/Lakes/Pages/CanonsburgLake.aspx
 
      Cross Creek Lake
      https://www.co.washington.pa.us/DocumentCenter/View/3561/2015CrossCreekMap
 
      Dutch Fork Lake
      https://www.fishandboat.com/Resource/Lakes/Pages/DutchForkLake.aspx
National Organizations
     Trout Unlimited (TU)
     https://www.tu.org/
     Ducks Unlimited
     https://www.ducks.org/
     Pheasants Forever
     https://pheasantsforever.org/
Watershed Grants
Coming Soon!
For Landowners
Coming Soon!
Local/Regional Planning
      Washington County Planning Office
     https://www.co.washington.pa.us/169/Planning
State/Federal Agencies
     PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
     https://www.dep.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx
          Office of Water Programs
          https://www.dep.pa.gov/Business/Water/Pages/default.aspx
     PA Fish & Boat Commission
     https://www.fishandboat.com/Pages/default.aspx
     PA Game Commission
     https://www.pgc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx
     PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
     https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx
     PA Department of Agriculture
     https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/
     US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
     https://www.epa.gov/
          Office of Water
          https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-water
     
     US Geological Survey (USGS)
     https://www.usgs.gov/
          Water Resources Mission Area
          https://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources
    
     US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
     https://www.usda.gov/
          Wildlife Services
          https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/wildlifedamage/SA_Program_Overview
          Farm Service Agency
          https://www.fsa.usda.gov/
          Natural Resources Conservation Service
          https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/
          Rural Development
          https://www.rd.usda.gov/
     US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
     https://www.usace.army.mil/
     US Fish and Wildlife Service
     https://www.fws.gov/
     US Forest Service
     https://www.fs.fed.us/
Plants & Animals
      DCNR Pennsylvania Native Plants Information
      https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Conservation/WildPlants/LandscapingwithNativePlants/Pages/default.aspx
 
      PA Native Plant Society
      http://www.panativeplantsociety.org/
 
      iConserve PA
      iconservepa.org/index-2.html
 
      Flowering Plant Identifier – Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
      https://www.wildflower.org/plants/
      Common Trees of PA
      http://www.docs.dcnr.pa.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/document/dcnr_20029752.pdf
      
      Pennsylvania 2015-2025 Wildlife Action Plan
      https://www.fishandboat.com/Resource/StateWildlifeActionPlan/Pages/default.asp
      
      PA Amphibians & Reptiles
      https://www.fishandboat.com/Resource/AmphibiansandReptiles/PaAmphibiansReptiles/Pages/default.aspx
               
      Aquatic Invasive Species
      https://www.fishandboat.com/Resource/AquaticInvasiveSpecies/Pages/default.aspx
Conservation
      Coming Soon!
Energy Industry Resources
     Center for Coalfield Justice
     https://www.coalfieldjustice.org/
     Western PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation
     https://www.fractracker.org/map/us/pennsylvania/
     FracTracker Alliance
     http://www.wpcamr.org/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ABOUT US 

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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CONTACT 

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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