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Watershed Groups

Babb Creek Watershed Association, Inc.

c/o William C. Beacom, Chairman

35 Dartt Settlement Road

Wellsboro, PA 16901

Phone: 570-724-7564

Stage: Established

Projects: Several AMD reclamation sites complete; Received a grant to create a Wilson Creek Management plan and install two riparian buffer demonstration projects on farms in the watershed. Local watershed education for school students.

Meetings: Quarterly, 3rd Tuesday of the month. 6:30 PM

Location: Arnot Sportsmen’s Club


Charleston Creek Watershed Association

Vaughn Campbell, President

631 Round Top Road

Wellsboro, PA 16901

Phone: 570- 724-6477

Stage: Incorporated

Projects:  Received a grant for stabilization projects on Charleston Creek.  Grant expires June 2008.

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month, 7PM

Location: Charleston Grange on the Round Top Road


Corey Creek Watershed Association

Jim Hufnagle  (570) 662 3360

246 Pickle Hill Road, Mansfield, PA 16901

Ph: (570) 662-8099

Alt Address: Jim Hufnagle, President

RR# 1 Box 643, Mansfield, PA 16933

Ph: (570) 662-3360

Stage: Established

Projects: Construction complete for both Phase I/II on Corey Creek.  Setting up a monitoring plan to investigate the results of completed stabilization.  Installed fish habitat structures through PA Fish & Boat Commission.

Meetings: Call for meeting time and location.


Crooked Creek Coalition     

Harland Hilborn, President

Phone:  (570) 724-8042

Stage:  Officers and board of directors elected, by-laws written, applying for Articles of Incorporation.

Projects: Riparian buffers; watershed resident education.  Stabilization Projects and Stream Enhancement structures in the watershed. Adopt-A-Stream project began on Norris Brook, tentatively scheduled to be completed Summer 2008.


Cowanesque Valley Watershed Assoc.

Karl Kroeck

R.D. #1, Box 990

Knoxville, PA 16928

Ph: (814) 326-4308

Stage: Established

Projects: Erosion and riparian assessment completed; applying for funding for stream bank stabilization projects.

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7PM

Location: Call (814) 367-5915 for location.


Ellen Run Watershed Projects

Chester P. Bailey

413 Valley Road

Mansfield, PA 16933

Stage: Forming, no public meetings to date

Projects: Stabilization of Ellen Run, resident education.


Kettle Creek Watershed Assoc.

Amy Gottesfeld

32 Long Bow Lane

Mill Hall, PA 17751-9103

Ph: (570) 748-1638

Stage: Established

Projects: Working on stabilizing sections of Kettle Creek; combating AMD in the lower reaches of Kettle Creek.


Mill Cove Association

Charlie Fox

39 E. Wellsboro St., Suite A, Mansfield, PA 16933

(570) 297-4642

Stage: Officers and board established, applied for 501c3 status.

Projects: Working with the Corps of Engineers to develop Mill Creek access area at Tioga Lake into an outdoor education/recreation area.


Pine Creek Headwaters Protection Group

Ron Comstock

P.O. Box 445

Wellsboro, PA 16901

Ph: (570) 724-4843

Stage: Established

Projects: Working on AMD problem sites in Pine Creek Watershed; Pine Cr. Watershed Conservation Plan; Pine Creek Awareness Program.

Meetings: 4th Thursday of the month, 7PM

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Community Hospital Meeting Room


Sugar Branch Lake Watershed Association

Charlean Patterson

215 Sugar Branch Road Troy, Pa  16947

Phone; 570 549-2285

Stage:  Drafted by-laws, officers and board of directors elected, weekly lake and water quality sampling.

Projects:  Investigating sources of non-point source pollution that contribute to algal blooms of lake.


Tioga River Watershed Reclamation Projects

Victor Otruba, Pres.

19 Richmond Dr.

Mansfield, PA 16933

Ph: (570) 662-3624

Stage: Established

Projects: Assessment of AMD sites in Upper Tioga watershed.


Tioga County Concerned Citizens Committee

Charlie Andrews, President

P.O. Box 124

Blossburg, PA 16912

Phone: (570) 638-3356

Stage:  Incorporated

Projects:  Partnering with the Hillside Rod & Gun Club to treat the Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) in the Tioga River. Designing an active treatment system for the tributaries on Fallbrook.  Local watershed education for school students.

Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month, 7PM

Location: Hillside Rod & Gun Club


Bradford County Conservation District

Stoll Natural Resource Center
RR#5, Box 5030C
Towanda, PA 18848

Phone: (570) 265-5539


Lycoming County Conservation District

542 County Farm Rd.
Suite 202

Montoursville, PA 17754

Phone: (570) 433-3003


Tioga County Conservation District

Erica Tomlinson, Watershed Specialist

1867 Shumway Hill Road

Wellsboro, PA 16901

Phone: (570) 724-1801, Ext. 118

Fax: (570) 724-6542