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Want to do something a little bit batty for Earth Day this year? Join JCWA for our Earth Day Bat-tastic Celebration!   We’ll be painting, finishing and erecting bat boxes at the Bridgeport Dam on Sunday, April 27th at 1:30 pm.        Activities for all ages include painting bat boxes, attaching hardware, digging post holes and erecting the bat boxes.  Refreshments will be provided.  We will also have a short talk on the importance of our fuzzy flying friends and some of the issues that concern bat populations today.      Bat Dog will also make a special appearance again this year!    The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds has generously funded the bat boxes and supplies for our Earth Day festivities – thanks to the Foundation for its continuing support!   So please join us for an afternoon of fun, education…and just a little bit of work!  See events page for more details and directions. 

2013 JCWA scholarship winner Lauren Virgin with JCWA Vice President Kristina Tarasan

  For the second year in a row, JCWA is offering a $500 scholarship to a high school senior who lives in or goes to school in the Jacobs Creek watershed!   JCWA is so excited to be offering this scholarship again this year and is looking forward to reviewing the applications from area seniors.  Click on the title for more information. Last year’s winner was Lauren Virgin, pictured here, who was a senior at Southmoreland High School.  To apply, please download the application form and submit your application by no later than April 18th.  Good Luck!    2014 JCWA Scholarship – generalinfo

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Join JCWA on Saturday May 3rd  for our first Adopt a Highway cleanup of 2014, where we will remove litter from Clay Pike Road and prevent it from reaching our streams.  Meet at 8:15 am in the parking lot of the Donegal Highlands Golf Course ( turn off of Rt. 31 across from Brady’s Restaurant and onto Clay Pike Rd. – golf course is on left).  JCWA will provide gloves, bags, reflective vests and water/snacks.  In just 1.5 hours, you will be doing something positive for the environment – and for yourself!