What We Do

The Conservancy is a cohesive group of local residents and businesses who have joined together and are committed to a common purpose – a comprehensive approach to continued water quality improvement within the Twin and Walker Creeks Watershed.

Mission Statement

To promote a better understanding of the Twin and Walker Creeks Watershed and its ecosystems and to protect, restore and enhance the watershed through proper management and watershed stewardship.


Conservancy Objectives

  • Encourage the active participation of residents in watershed stewardship through education and through volunteer monitoring efforts
  • Promote and provide a forum for sharing information and experiences on watershed management.
  • Foster the development of restoration and protection programs within the Little Walker Creek Watershed.
  • Encourage the support and development of local, state and national programs promoting watershed management.
  • Encourage the cooperation and interaction of organizations concerned with watershed restoration and protection.
  • Encourage the development and enforcement of laws and legislation designed to protect watersheds.


Conservancy Activities:

Water Quality Monitoring

  • The Conservancy maintains a group of well-trained volunteers that collect and analyze water chemistry and biological data at twelve different locations within the watershed.


Upkeep of a Watershed Database

  • Input chemical and biological data to a computerized database utilized by local, state and federal agencies.


Information Networking

  • Publish a biannual newsletter and distribute it to residents living within the watershed.
  • Create informational fact sheets to address management concerns within the watershed.
  • Attend workshops and conferences to share information with similar organizations and keep informed on.

Partners:

Pike County Conservation District
Twin Lakes Preserve POA
Delaware Highlands
F. X. Browne, Inc.
Twin Lakes Park Association
Twin Lakes Conservancy, Inc.
Dingman Township
East Cove Woods POA
Keystone Watershed Network
Shohola Township
Twin Lakes North POA
Twin Lakes Woods POA
Sagamore Estates POA
Twin Lakes POA
Shohola Trails End POA
Twin Cove Association
Maple Park POA
Walker Lake Landowners Association