This week with PVCA

Here are the details for three PVCA events this week

1. Come on out Tonight Wednesday April 9th for Open Marsh Night - 6:00-7:30pm @Muddy Paws Marsh topics include:

Marsh 101: Some tips and basics about Wetlands and why they are important lead by Penns Valley Conservation Association Educator, Jim Flanagan.
•Meet the ‘Herps’: (frogs...etc) that inhabit these wetlands with Penn State Herpetologist and Master Gardner Carla Haas.
See attached flier. 4158 Penns Valley Road, Spring Mills, PA 


2. This Weekend Friday April 11, 6:30pm- Woodcock Walk (specialevent) at the Korostoff/Levy Farm
Meet other birding enthusiasts at 576 Upper Georges Valley Road for a WOODCOCK WALK lead by Lisa Williams, PA Game Commission Biologist (Woodcock and Grouse).  The hike is through prime woodcock habitat and it is the right time of year for sightings.  Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars. peeent. 

3. Sat April 12, 2-4pm- Muddy Creek Restoration (2nd Saturday event) 
Join PVCA for our April Second Saturday Community Day at Muddy Creek (around 138 Harter Road, Spring Mills).  This is the site for the PVCA Muddy Creek Restoration Project, which is part of the Young Forest Initiative.  Participants will learn about the project and help in the next phases, including native plantings and stream restoration.  Dress for the weather.  Wear boots if you have them, and please bring a shovel if you can. If you don't have a full car Meet promptly at 2 pm at Muddy Paws Marsh (4158 Penns Valley Road, Spring Mills, PA) to carpool to the site.  There is limited parking at Muddy Creek.

Additional Information on the scope of the Muddy Creek Restoration Project
This project is a holistic, multi-faceted restoration of water quality and stream ecosystems, forests and wildlife, and ecological diversity. Launched in 2012 with seed money from PVCA, the project is attracting additional funding and partner conservation organizations and agencies. Lysle Sherwin, Penns Valley resident and Watershed Committee Member will describe several components at the Harter Road Management Area including the direct seeding project with the Stroud Water Research Institute and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This project involves 20 landowners and over 800 acres in Upper Penns Valley. Please contact if you are interested in attending.  
For more information on the PVCA's Young Forest Initiative visit -

And Coming up later this month!! 

Sat Apr 26 PVCA Annual Streambank Cleanup


Sun Apr 27 4th annual RIVERSONGS Festival at the Elk Creek Cafe- live music that supports PVCA
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