Watershed Conservation Research Center

Located on the campus of Allegheny College, the Watershed Conservation Research Center engages in strategic conservation activities and trains future watershed stewards to protect, restore, and enhance our land and water resources for future generations in the upper Allegheny River basin, focusing on the French Creek Watershed.

Student-Faculty Projects and Initiatives

We support student-faculty projects and initiatives that:

  • Advance knowledge to aid in the protection of aquatic and terrestrial wildlife species and/or habitats with the French Creek Watershed
  • Educate or create awareness of the ecological, economic, or intrinsic importance of the French Creek Watershed
  • Aim to better understand the cultural, political, economic, and/or ecological value of the French Creek Watershed for regional communities/economies


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