Kayakers on a week-long journey down the Schuylkill River took a pit-stop in Reading on Monday.
There was plenty of paddling going on Saturday as the 20th annual Schuylkill River Sojourn hit the water at Island Park.
Regulars on the Schuylkill River Trail are about to see a new expansion that will connect the path to 340 acres of lush greenery.
It might seem a natural fit for the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, the largest privately owned open space in Philadelphia, to connect its 340 acres to the nearby Schuylkill River Trail.
The 112-mile paddling trip from Schuylkill Haven to Boathouse Row in Philadelphia includes overnight stops in Berks and Pottstown.
A storm drain in front of Fleetwood High School is adorned with river critters to promote a simple message: Pollution in our drains is pollution in our streams.
Plans are moving forward for the removal of a former desilting dam that has drawn crowds as a swimming hole, resulting in several injuries and deaths.
Dozens of paddlers are preparing for a week-long journey from Schuylkill County to Philadelphia in what will be the 20th year of the Schuylkill River Sojourn.
Penn State Berks students teamed up with the City of Reading Public Works Department to implement projects that will inform residents about the harmful effects of dumping chemicals and litter into the storm drains leading into the Schuylkill River.