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5/2013 Trail Volunteers Clean Up the Schuylkill River Trail

Volunteers came out to clean up more than 100 tires that had been dumped near the trail. Other items collected included large appliances and piles of plastic bottles. pdf_icon Learn more...

11/2012 Grand Opening Celebrated for River of Revolutions Interpretive Center

About 100 people attended the Schuylkill River Heritage Area's grand opening celebration for the River of Revolutions Interpretive Center, which uses interactive exhibits and colorful displays to tell the story of the Schuylkill River region. pdf_icon Learn more

06/2012 UGI Joins Schuylkill River Trail Sponsor-A-Trail Program

UGI Heating, Cooling & Plumbing of Reading, recently agreed to provide a three-year
donation to the Schuylkill River Heritage Area’s Sponsor-a-Trail program for care and
upkeep of a 1.5-mile stretch of the Schuylkill River Trail Thun Section.pdf_icon Learn more...

11/2011 Grant Awarded for Construction of Schuylkill River Trail Section in Leesport
The Schuylkill River Heritage Area was awarded a $142,630 grant from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) for design and construction of a 2.2-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail in Leesport.pdf_icon Learn More...
09/2009 Art Show Celebrates Beauty of the Schuylkill River Region
With its beautiful landscapes, historic villages, and graceful stone arch bridges, the Schuylkill River corridor offers artists a plethora of inspirational material. pdf_icon Learn More...
08/2008 Over $134,000 in Exelon Grants Improve Watershed
    The Schuylkill River Heritage Area has awarded $134,900 in grants from Exelon Nuclear to three non-profit agencies. pdf_icon Learn More...
07/2008 Trail Ambassador Program Launched
    The SRHA has introduced a new Trail Ambassador program that has volunteers serving to inform and assist people along the Schuylkill River Trail.
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07/2008 Birdsboro Thun Trail Section