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Armstrong Conservation District (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Armstrong County, PA

Website: www.armstrongcd.org/

Contact: 724-548-3425

Mission Statement:

“The Armstrong Conservation District in cooperation with public and private partners will promote stewardship of our natural resources.”

 


Captina Creek (OH) -QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Captina Creek Watershed

Website: www.captina.org/

Contact: contact@captina.org

Mission Statement:

“Captina Conservancy’s mission is to promote, preserve, and protect the biodiversity, natural beauty, and environmental health of the Captina Creek Watershed.”


Conemaugh Valley Conservancy (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

 

Area of Interest/Focus: Kiski-Conemaugh Valley

Website: www.conemaughvalleyconservancy.org/

Contact: cvconserv@gmail.com

Mission Statement:

“Promoting the conservation and preservation of natural, cultural and historic resources and encouraging prudent land-use practices in the Kiski-Conemaugh by restoring and enhancing land and water-based natural resources. Promoting citizen environmental stewardship through low impact recreation.”


Crawford County Conservation District (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Crawford County, PA

Website: http://www.crawfordconservation.com/

Contact: question@crawfordconservation.org

 


Creek Connections (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: French Creek Watershed

Website: http://sites.allegheny.edu/creekconnections/

Contact: creek@allegheny.edu

Mission Statement:

Creek Connections has forged an effective partnership between Allegheny College and regional K-12 schools to turn waterways in Northwest Pennsylvania, Southwest New York, and the Pittsburgh area into outdoor environmental laboratories. Emphasizing a hands-on, inquiry based investigation of local waterways, this project annually involves over 40 different secondary schools and the classes of 50 teachers.


Dunkard Creek Watershed Association (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Deckers Creek Watershed

Website: www.dunkardcreek.org

Contact: Betty Wiley – betty.w304@gmail.com

 


Elk County Conservation District (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Elk County

Website: www.co.elk.pa.us/index.php/conservation-district-homepage

Contact: ECCD@countyofelkpa.com

Mission Statement:

The Elk County Conservation District’s (ECCD) mission is to promote sound environmental stewardship through leadership, education, and technical assistance for the benefit of the environment and future generations.


Evergreen Conservatory (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Indiana County, PA

Website: www.evergreenconservancy.org/

Contact: evergreenconservancy@gmail.com

Location:
P.O. Box 0783, Indiana, PA 15701

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Friends of Blackwater (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest: Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Highlands

Website: www.saveblackwater.org and www.northforkwatershed.org

Location:
Charleston, WV Office
501 Elizabeth Street, Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 345 – 7663

Davis, WV Office
737 William Avenue, Davis, WV 26260
(304) 259 – 5600

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Friends of Deep Creek Lake (MD) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Deep Creek Lake Watershed

Contact: contact@friendsofdcl.org

Website: friendsofdcl.org

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Friends of the Cheat (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Cheat River Watershed

Website: www.cheat.org

Contact: Amanda Pitzer, Executive Director – amanda@cheat.org

Mission Statement: “To restore, preserve, and promote the outstanding natural qualities of the Cheat River Watershed.”

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Friends of Deckers Creek (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus/Interest: Deckers Creek Watershed

Website: www.deckerscreek.org

Contact: Elizabeth Wiles, Executive Director – liz@deckerscreek.org

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Friends of Hughes River (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Ritchie County, WV

Website: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheHughes

Contact: friendsofthehughes@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 


Greene County Watershed Alliance (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Focus: Greene County Watershed

Website: www.greenewatersheds.org

Contact: Terri Davin, President – greenewatersheds@gmail.com

Mission Statement: “To advocate for the protection of our water resources, inspire environmental stewardship, and to restore impaired streams for improved water quality.”

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Guardians of the West Fork (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus : West Fork Watershed

Website: www.guardiansofthewestfork.com

Contact: John Eyelette, President – JMEleyette@rocketmail.com

 


Izaak Walton League’s Harry Enstrom Chapter (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Greene and Washington County, PA

Website: www.iwlaharryenstrom.org

Mission Statement: “To conserve, maintain, protect, and restore the soil, forest, water and other natural resources of the United States and other lands; to promote means and opportunities for the education of the public with respect to such resources and their enjoyment and wholesome utilization.”

Contact: Ken Dufalla, Second Vice President – 724.377.0901

 


Jacob’s Creek Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Jacob’s Creek Watershed

Website: www.jacobscreekwatershed.org/

Contact: info@jacobscreekwatershed.org

Mission Statement:

Jacobs Creek Watershed Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of our natural resources, rehabilitation of the creek and watershed, environmental education and recreation.


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Loyalhanna Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Loyalhanna Creek Watershed

Website: http://loyalhannawatershed.org

Contact: Susan L. Huba – Executive Director susan@loyalwater.com, 724-238-7560

 


 

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McKean County Conservation District (PA) -QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: McKean County, PA

Website: http://www.mckeancountypa.org/Departments/Conservation_District/Who_We_Are.aspx

Contact: 814-887-4001

 


Mountain Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny River watersheds

Website: www.mtwatershed.com/

Contact: mwa@mtwatershed.com

Mission Statement:

The Mountain Watershed Association is dedicated to protecting, preserving and restoring the Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny River watersheds.


National Aviary (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Website: http://www.aviary.org/

Contact: 412-323-7235

 

 

 


Peters Creek Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Peters Creek Watershed

Website: www.peterscreek.org

Contact: Tim Schumann – peterscreekwsa@verizon.net

 


Potter County Conservation District (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Potter County, located in North Central Pennsylvania

Website: http://www.pottercd.com/

Contact: Jason Childs – j.childs@pottercd.com

Mission Statement: “To provide and administer programs, plans, education information, and technical assistance for conservation practices that protect and conserve the natural resources of Potter County.”

 

 


Powder Mill Nature Reserve (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Western Pennsylvania

Website: http://www.carnegiemnh.org/powdermill/
Contact: 412.622.3131

 

 

 

 


Save the Tygart Watershed Association – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest: Tygart Valley River Watershed

Contact Info: Leroy Stanley, President – lgscarporg@aol.com

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Shade Creek Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Shade Creek Watershed

Website: http://www.shadecreekwatershed.org/

Contact: 814-754-5953

 


Upper Allegheny Watershed Association (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Upper Allegheny Watershed

Contact: Frank Weeks – puravida@hughes.net
Bob Volkmar – rdvolkmar@gmail.com

 


Washington County Watershed Alliance (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Focus: Washington County Watershed

Website: www.pawccd.org

Contact: Jennifer Dann, Watershed Specialist – jdann@pawccd.org

 


Warren County Conservation District (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Area of Interest/Focus: Warren County, PA

Website: http://www.wcconservation.net/

Contact: (814) 726-1441

 


 

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Whiteday Creek Watershed Association (WV) – QUEST Tier II Group

Contact: Dave Cassell – mtbikewv@comcast.com

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Winchester Thurston School (PA) – QUEST Tier II Group

Area of Interest/Focus: Girty’s Run

Website: www.winchesterthurston.org/

Contact: Graig Marx, Science Department Chair

Mission Statement:

Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve, and cultivates the character to serve.


Youghiogheny River Watershed Assocation (MD) – QUEST Tier II Group

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Website: www.youghioghenyriver.org

Contact: James “Smokey” Stanton, President – jamesrstanton@verizon.net