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Become a Member for 2017!
It's never too late to become a member! Membership dollars support the Schuylkill River, the Schuylkill River Trail, and all our projects and programs that benefit this region. Donate or learn more
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Welcome Elaine Paul Schaefer!
The Schuylkill River Heritage Area Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Elaine Paul Schaefer as the organization's new executive director. Schaefer joined us on May 15. Learn more
Ride for the River: Registration is Open!
Save the Date! Our 2nd Ride for the River will be held Sept. 30, with a ride on the Schuylkill River Trail to Sly Fox Can Jam Festival. Learn More
Join the Schuylkill Climateers
Our Summer Fellow Samantha Walters has created the Schuylkill Climateers, a new group dedicated to spreading awareness and volunteering on and around the Schuylkill River. Learn more
SRT Ale Now Available!
Sly Fox Brewery's SRT Ale is back for the 2017 trail season! The "Ale for the Trail" benefits and celebrates the Schuylkill River Trail Learn more.
We now of SRT Ale T-shirts! Shirt is based on the popular SRT Ale can design. Learn more or buy a shirt
Sign up for a Pedal & Paddle
Registration is now open for our 2017 Pedal and Paddles, held monthly throughout the summer from May through September. Learn more
Another Amazing Schuylkill River Sojourn!
The 19th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn took 221 paddlers down the river from June 3-9. It was fantastic! Learn more
New Schuylkill River Water Trail Guides!
This new comprehensive, waterproof guide features pullout maps and everything you need to know about paddling the Schuylkill. Learn more or purchase a copy
Schuylkill Explorers Program
Our Schuylkill Explorers program introduces student, scouting and community groups to the river's history and environment. Learn more
Schuylkill River Restoration Fund
The Schuylkill River Restoration Fund provides grants for projects that improve water quality in the watershed. Learn more
An Evening for the Schuylkill River
Our 2nd Annual Evening for the Schuylkill River on March 18 was a terrific success. We extend our thanks to everyone who contributed to this enjoyable event that benefits our projects and programs. Learn more
Our New Strategic Plan
Our new Strategic Plan will guide us for the next 10 years, beginning in 2017. Learn more
Visit the Pottstown RiverWalk
Take a one-mile walk along the river and through the woods, and visit interpretive stations to learn about the ecosystem of the region. Learn more.
Economic Impact Study
Check out the results of a 2016 Economic Impact Study that found the Schuylkill River Heritage Area generates $590 million in economic impact to the region. Read study
Schuylkill River Heritage Area Blog
Find out what's happening in the Schuylkill River Heritage Area. Read the blog.
We Have a Girl Scout Patch!
The patch encourages Girl Scouts of all ages to explore the region, learn about its history and protect the environment. Learn more.