French Creek Valley Conservancy is a private 501(c)3 accredited non-profit land trust dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the exceptional water quality, natural habitat, biological diversity and recreational opportunities of the French Creek Watershed in Northwest Pennsylvania. Our work in land protection, stewardship, education and community outreach is supported by our members, donors and partners.
French Creek is nationally recognized as one of the most biologically important waterways in the entire country. Flowing through the heart of Northwest Pennsylvania, French Creek hosts an astonishing 27 species of native freshwater mussels, over 80 species of fish, boasts a rich historical significance and offers wonderful recreational opportunities. The French Creek Watershed is truly a community treasure, worthy of our attention, conservation and preservation.
Join French Creek Valley Conservancy on Saturday, September 11th, at the Voodoo Compound in Meadville. It’s the regions biggest day of volunteer stewardship and last year over 530 volunteers collected over 24,000 pounds of garbage even with COVID restrictions! Please Register by 4pm on August 27th to guarantee a t-shirt. Please register early to ensure that you are more likely to get the location of your choice for cleanup. If you need assistance finding a location for your group please call the office at 814-337-4321. To learn more about the event visit our Events Page.