2017 River of the Year Events

Allegheny River of the Year Events

Hosted by Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development Council

Come join us for Celebration Activities Throughout 2017

April 7, 2017

Allegheny College Creek Connections Student Research Symposium

Penn Soil RC&D Executive Director Wes Ramsey has been invited  to do a presentation on the Allegheny River winning the 2017 PA River of the Year designation and provide a display about the River of the Year Celebration for the 400 students participating in the Symposium.  The Symposium will take place from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Allegheny College Henderson Campus Center on Highland Avenue in Meadville, PA.   Visit the symposia website at http://creekconnections.allegheny.edu for more information

April 18, 2017

Warren County Conservation District Annual Meeting featuring Piper VanOrd & River of the Year

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Warren Co. Conservation District on Tuesday April 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the District Office located at 4000 Conewango Avenue in Warren, PA.  The Conservation District will be honoring their 2016 award winners including Farmer of the Year, Educator of the Year, and Forest Landowner of the Year.  The Featured speaker will be Piper VanOrd of Allegheny Outfitters who will present A Brief History of the Allegheny River in Warren County.  The public is invited, but Please RSVP your attendance by April 13 by calling 814-726-1441

May 13, 2017

Allegheny Reservoir Cleanup

The Allegheny National Forest and its partners are once organizing the popular shoreline clean-up of the Allegheny Reservoir on Saturday, May 13th, 2017.  Pre-registration is required and will be accepted through Friday, May 6th at www.alleghenyrivercleanup.com or by e-mail at info@alleghenyrivercleanup.com. Volunteers are to meet by 8:30am at the Onoville Marina, West Perimeter Rd, Steamburg, NY (two miles north of the NY/PA state line) and should dress for the weather, as the cleanup will be held rain or shine.  The work should be completed by 4:00pm.  Organized volunteer groups, such as Boy and Girl Scouts, and individual volunteers are encouraged to pre-register and plan a day of fun while cleaning up the reservoir and protecting the environment.  Parental consent and adult supervision is required for groups and any person under the age of 18.  All volunteers must sign a volunteer agreement.  Volunteers also need to bring a lunch and drinking water for the day and wear long pants and closed-toed shoes or boots. There will be a Thank You cook-out at the marina at the end of the day.  Hot dogs, chips and pop will be provided by Wal-Mart.

May 21, 2017

Kayak Water Safety Training Workshop

The Conewango Creek Watershed Association will be offering a Kayak Water Safety Training Program at the Warren WMCA swimming pool. For more information visit the CCWA website at www.conewangocreek.org  The course will run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

June 22-24, 2017

Allegheny River Wilderness Sojourn

The dates are pretty well set, however the full details of the event are not available yet.  Additional Event Details will be added here as they become available.

September 9-16, 2017

Allegheny River Cleanup

The dates are pretty well set, however the full details of the event are not available yet.  Additional Event Details will be added here as they become available.