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Paddlers celebrate beginning of 20th Schuylkill River Sojourn
June 3, 2018

There was plenty of paddling going on Saturday as the 20th annual Schuylkill River Sojourn hit the water at Island Park.

William Penn grant will connect Schuylkill River Trail to lush greenery
June 2, 2018

Regulars on the Schuylkill River Trail are about to see a new expansion that will connect the path to 340 acres of lush greenery.

Environmental center to connect its 340 acres to Schuylkill River Trail
May 31, 2018

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. 

20th Schuylkill River Sojourn hits the water Friday
May 27, 2018

The 112-mile paddling trip from Schuylkill Haven to Boathouse Row in Philadelphia includes overnight stops in Berks and Pottstown.

Fleetwood freshman's art installed around storm drain at school
May 26, 2018

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.

As Kernsville Dam demolition plan pends, police left to deal with trespassers
May 25, 2018

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.

20th Schuylkill sojourn to feature paddlers from 11 states
May 24, 2018

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.

Berks teams with Reading Public Works to prevent storm drain pollution
May 24, 2018

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.

Schuylkill Center in Roxborough offers natural escape within the city
May 23, 2018
Meeting to review draft of Wissahickon Gateway Plan
May 23, 2018

The final public meeting on the proposed Wissahickon Gateway Plan will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Downs Hall auditorium at Jefferson University, 3243 W. Schoolhouse Lane, East Falls.

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