Join Conemaugh Valley Conservancy (CVC) in our mission to protect and restore the health and beauty of the Kiski-Conemaugh River Valley and to strengthen the connection between the land and it’s people. With your help, we’re breathing new life into forgotten railroads and neglected streams and rivers throughout South Western Pennsylvania.

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Over 900
Water Samples Collected

1,600 +
Students in CVC Programs

1,887
Sq. Mi. of River Valley

2,100 +
Hours Volunteered to CVC

We serve portions of Armstrong, Cambria, Indiana, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties.

Make a Difference.

Connect with CVC in a way that make sense for you.

JOIN CVC

When you join CVC, you initiate change. You’ll get our newsletter, access to exclusive CVC outings, and more.

VOLUNTEER

If you share our passion for Nature, consider helping us with trail cleanup, water sampling, or lend us a hand at a CVC event.

DONATE

When you donate to CVC, you protect Nature. Your donations help us bridge the gap in funding for vital CVC programs.

EXPLORE

Build awareness for CVC. Take a walk through the woods. Ride your bike on a trail. Paddle downriver. Discover the CVC world & share your experience.

Explore

Build awareness for CVC. Take a walk through the woods. Ride your bike on a trail. Paddle downriver. Discover the CVC world & share your experience.

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” – Aldo Leopold

A Race Like No Other

Mark your calendars! The next West Penn Trail Triathlon is set for October 14, 2023. In this adventure race, you’ll kayak, bike, and run your way over river and trail in beautiful, Historic Saltsburg. Join solo or bring your team of 2 to 3! To see the results of the 2022 Triathlon, click here.

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The Sojourn was a hit!

After a two-year hiatus, the Stony-Kiski-Conemaugh river sojourn returned with strong participation. A four-day adventure goes from Johnstown to Apollo through deep river gorges and beautiful ravines. Some people paddled all four days, others just one day.

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