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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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Sojourn Registration Now Open
The 19th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn will take place June 3-9, 2017. First week of registration is for full trip only. Partial trip registration opens April 7 Learn more
We're hiring a summer fellow!
We are seeking a full-time temporary Heritage Area Watershed Fellow to carry out river engagement projects in and around Pottstown.
SRT Ale Returns on Earth Day!
Join us on April 21 & 22 as we celebrate the return of the Ale for the Trail with three trail cleanups and a Sly Fox Beer Release Party Learn more.
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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
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
Ride for the River
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
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
Executive Director Search
The search is underway for a new Schuylkill River Heritage Area executive director. Tim Fenchel is serving as Interim Executive Director while the board seeks a permanent replacement for Silas Chamberlin who stepped down in October. Learn more
Schuylkill River Restoration Fund
The Schuylkill River Restoration Fund provides grants for projects that improve water quality in the watershed. Learn more
Our New Strategic Plan
Our new Strategic Plan will guide us for the next 10 years, beginning in 2017. Learn more
On the Trail
Our former Exec. Dir. Silas Chamberlin book "On the Trail," tells the fascinating history of American hiking. Learn more
Schuylkill Explorers Program
Our Schuylkill Explorers program introduces student, scouting and community groups to the river's history and environment. 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.