2017 - 2018 Annual Report

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Stretching over 500 miles in length, the Susquehanna Greenway is a corridor of open space, land trails, river accesses, and communities that border the Susquehanna River. This past year, SGP worked across the corridor to advance programs and projects within our three program areas 1) Trails

2) Education & Outreach, and 3) River Towns. The following map illustrates the locations and areas of work.


Assisted communities and partners to envision, build, and sustain land and water trails.

Education & Outreach

Provided programming and outreach to promote and increase the use of the Susquehanna Greenway.

River Towns

Worked with communities to develop strategies that increase their connections to the River and each other.

The Susquehanna Greenway

A network of connected land and water trails, parks, and towns that border the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania.

2 ANNUAL REPORT CUMBERLAND PERRY JUNIATA SNYDER UNION NORTHUMBERLAND LEBANON DAUPHIN LANCASTER YORK CENTRE CLINTON MONTOUR COLUMBIA LUZERNE CLEARFIELD CAMBRIA INDIANA NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA LYCOMING BRADFORD SUSQUEHANNA SULLIVAN WYOMING LACKAWANNA PENNSYLVANIA MARYLAND Towanda Tunkhannock Pittston Wilkes-Barre Sunbury Millersburg Columbia Wrightsville Cherry Tree Mahaffey Clearfield Renovo South Renovo Lock Haven Selinsgrove Muncy Shickshinny Susquehanna Depot Athens Harrisburg Williamsport Danville Lewisburg Montgomery Jersey Shore Bloomsburg Berwick Milton Sayre Falls Exeter Township
Cover Photo by Scott Hafer

Time is like a river—its passing is as swift and as consistent as the currents that flow downstream. This past year’s currents have brought with them great successes and exciting projects that you helped us achieve!

In 2017 & 2018, our work and the efforts of our partners made important strides in advancing our vision of a Greenway that connects open spaces along the Susquehanna River, inspires people to engage with the outdoors, and transforms communities into places where people want to live, work, and explore.

We advanced the Middle Susquehanna Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in partnership with the SEDA-Council of Governments and regional Municipal Planning Organizations (MPOs). As the state appointed water trail manager of the West Branch and Lower North Branch of the Susquehanna River Water Trail, we also embarked on a scouting mission to visit and inventory all the boat launches and canoe accesses along the water trails.

Through our Education & Outreach Program, we continued to bring opportunities to explore and connect with the Susquehanna River. Last year, SGP hosted the 7th Annual Photo Contest, launched our Volunteer Ambassador Program, and hosted a hands-on Rain Garden workshop and installation.

Our Susquehanna Greenway River Towns program explored the recreational, natural, and cultural assets of three West Branch River Towns and helped them further leverage their resources to enrich their communities. Additionally, our family of River Towns grew by four this year.

We would also like to thank our network of dedicated partners, who help us to advance the vision of the Susquehanna Greenway in their areas. A selection of their programming is included within this report.

On behalf of the board of directors and the staff of SGP, I want to express our gratitude for your support. We live in an extraordinary region with exceptional places, unique communities, and a river that binds us all together.

Thank you for your interest and generosity as they have allowed us to undertake tangible and rewarding projects that connect our region together and connect you to the Susquehanna River.

See you out on the Greenway,


SGP’s Trails Program helps communities and partners to envision, plan, and sustain trails within the Susquehanna Greenway. Our vision is to create a truly unified 500-mile system of open space that includes parks, land trails, boat launches, and preserved open spaces that connect people to the Susquehanna River and to each other through a network of greenway trails.

TRAILS Wilkes-Barre’s River Common Photo by Cody Goddard

Middle Susquehanna Bike & Pedestrian Committee

The average trail project takes 10-14 years to be transformed from an idea into a physical reality. A majority of this time is committed to planning and designing the trail, as well as garnering the funding needed to navigate each component. Isolated trails tend to take longer, while trails with collaborative support at both the local and county level tend to progress at a faster rate. These coordinated projects also tend to be scored higher when soliciting grant funding on the state and national stages.

With this in mind, SGP has been working with the SEDA-COG and Lycoming County Municipal Planning Organizations (MPOs) for the last two years to develop the Middle Susquehanna Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan.

The transportation plan brought together county planners, community representatives, and bike/ped interest groups to evaluate the impediments to walking and biking within the region, as well as to identify the bicycle and pedestrian facilities needed at the community and regional level to help organized bike/ped projects secure funding.

The end result will be a more coordinated effort to build bike/ped infrastructure within the Middle Susquehanna Region.

Most communities within the region were originally built with bicycling and walking in mind. Communities were constructed so that residents could easily walk or bike across town, but as cars gained in popularity and communities expanded, automotive infrastructure took precedence over bike/ped transportation. The result was a menagerie of infrastructure that leaned to the side of the motorist.

Nevertheless, most of the region’s communities still maintain their original networks and with some key updates and redesigns could place pedestrians and bikes on equal footing with vehicular traffic. These bike/ped projects in return will provide numerous benefits to the residents and visitors,

including increases in healthy living opportunities, economic development, environmental benefits, and even increased property values. The result will be more attractive and vibrant places to live, work, and explore.

Over the last year, the committee gathered public input via a series of open houses. During these open houses, maps displaying the region and surveys were utilized to collect data and public feedback. Topics of discussion were centered around questions that would establish the current state and use of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, evaluate the current level of bicycle and pedestrian activity, and determine the public’s perception and opinions on bicycling and walking in the study area.

People want to live and work in places that are walkable and bikeable, and this plan pushes the Greenway one step closer to our vision for a continuous 500-mile corridor of land and water trails along the Susquehanna River. Once finished, the plan will make these trail projects eligible for PennDOT funding. This extra support and valuable partnership will be an asset to improving community health and revitalization through bike and pedestrian projects. The final plan is scheduled to be re-released in June 2019.


Water Trail Access & Launch Inventory

The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership is the stateappointed water trail manager for the West Branch and the Lower North Branch (Sunbury to Berwick) of the Susquehanna River Water Trail. During the summer and Fall of 2018, the staff of SGP embarked on a scouting mission to visit and inventory all the boat launches and canoe access sites along

both of our appointed Water Trail sections. During the site visits, staff gathered information on existing needs and improvements at accesses, as well as inventoried issues related to user experience and safety. The information gathered will be used to assist SGP in updating the Water Trail Map and aid staff in outreach and coordination among partners.

Diahoga Trail Breaks Ground

An initiative six years in the making entered its final stage of development as crews broke ground on the first phase of the Diahoga Trail in September 2018. This two-mile trail, located on the upper North Branch of the Susquehanna River, will run from Riverfront Park in Sayre Borough along the banks of the Susquehanna River to the Valley Playground in Athens Borough, connecting two valuable assets and communities together. The Trail is scheduled to open in the Summer of 2019.

SGP staff assisted the local planning team Futurescapes, and other partners including the Bradford County Conservation District, Endless Mountains Heritage Region, Bradford County Commissioners, Carantouan Greenway, Todd Babcock, PLS., Civil and Environmental Consultants, Stiffler McGraw and Associates, NTRPDC, Athens Borough, Sayre Borough, and the Valley Joint Sewer Authority.


Susquehanna River Trail Manager Meeting

With over 500-miles of waterway in Pennsylvania, collaboration is key to maintaining the safety and spirit of the Susquehanna River Water Trail. With this in mind, SGP convened the other water managers and stakeholders several times throughout the year to provide a platform to share information and updates on projects and events along their section of the water trail. Topics of discussion included the promotion of the water trail, improving signage and safety along portages and leading up to low-head dams, celebrating successful events, and collaborating with PFBC and the National Park Service. The managers of the Water Trail include: SGP manages the West Branch and lower North Branch, Endless Mountains Heritage Region manages the upper North Branch; the Susquehanna River Trail Association manages the Middle Susquehanna; and Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area manages

9 TRAILS • Tickets available online at SusquehannaGreenway.org/IslandHopper • 12 mile paddle Join us on the river!
the Lower Susquehanna. Photo by Chuck Haupt


SGP’s Education and Outreach Program works to promote and educate the public about the Susquehanna Greenway, its ongoing projects, and the many outdoor opportunities and amenities. We also aim to recognize and highlight the people who make the Greenway possible, inform and engage the public, and promote the responsible and safe use of the Susquehanna Greenway’s trails, parks, and River Towns.

Harrisburg Skyline Photo by Craig Douglad Gephart
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7th Annual Photo Contest Stuns Again

SGP seeks to inspire and celebrate the connections that are shared between your communities and the Susquehanna River. The Annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest provides one way of fostering this connection by encouraging people to #GetOutontheGreenway and explore the Susquehanna through a camera lens.

During the 7th Annual Photo Contest, entries poured in from across the state, highlighting the many beautiful and inspiring assets of the Susquehanna River and the Susquehanna Greenway. The winning photos were selected by a panel of judges as the best of four categories: Landscapes, Susquehanna

Adventures, River Towns, and Youth (under 18 years old). Cash Prizes were awarded to the first through third place winners within each category. Winning images were also printed, framed, and added to a traveling gallery, which has been exhibited throughout the Susquehanna region within Pennsylvania this past year.

The photo contest serves to involve the public in one aspect of SGP’s vision and mission—to inspire people to engage with the outdoors, be it walking, hiking, paddling, biking, or in this case, photography. As the traveling gallery moves from place to place so do the scenes of the Susquehanna, encouraging viewers to discover the beauty and resources of the Susquehanna River.

1 First Place Landscapes; Robert E. Dawson Jr. 2 First Place Adventures; Ronald Metzger 3 First Place River Towns; Rita Kurtz 4 First Place Youth; Tess Becket 5 Second Place Youth; Sarah Roach 6 Second Place River Towns; Sally Bair
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7 Second Place Landscapes; Rita Kurtz 8 Second Place Adventures; George Hendershot 9 Third Place Adventures; Emily Hontz 10 People’s Choice; Bonita McDowell 11 Third Place Youth; Liz Bottorf 12 Third Place River Towns; Michael Sheely 13 Third Place Landscapes; Rita Kurtz

Volunteer Ambassador Program Launches

Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to be more involved within your community? Last year, SGP launched the Susquehanna Greenway Volunteer Ambassador Program to help you do just that! Volunteer Ambassadors assist SGP with community outreach and events within the Susquehanna Greenway and Susquehanna River Water Trail. Visit susquehannagreenway.org/ambassador for more information and to learn more about how to apply.

Scenes and Sips

In the Spring of 2017, SGP was joined by 40 fellow Susquehanna enthusiasts and partners at our annual Susquehanna Scenes & Sips event. This event, which showcases the winning images from SGP’s Annual Photo Contest, took place at Fero Vineyard & Winery in Lewisburg, PA. Attendees enjoyed free tastings of Fero’s award winning wines, tasty appetizers, and desserts—all while viewing the winning images from the 6th Annual Photo Contest. The Scenes & Sips event was held in conjunction with the 12th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium hosted at Bucknell University. A special thank you to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Susquehanna Life, and Miexell-Diehl Insurance, whose funding made Scenes & Sips possible.

We’re on Instagram; Follow us today!

In the Fall of 2018, SGP launched its Instagram account @susquehannagreenway. Be sure to follow us, and share your scenes and adventures from around the Greenway. If you would like your photo to be featured as our #PhotooftheWeek, tag us on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to see your shots of Greenway scenery, wildlife, river towns, and Susquehanna adventures like hiking, biking, paddling, and more. Show us how you #GetOutontheGreenway!

15 EDUCATION & OUTREACH 1 Television Appearance 13 Table Events Photo Contest Entries 228 10 1 SGP Event Radio Appearances Lifestyle Blog Feature 1 2,051 Hours of Volunteer Work 3 Outreach Stats 8 Publicity Features Presentations 12 2017-18

Rain Garden Workshop

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, 47 individuals joined the SGP, Columbia County Conservation District, and Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for a unique workshop focused on rain gardens. During this workshop, participants received an in-depth look at rain gardens and their benefits, as well as gained valuable, hands-on experience constructing a rain garden on-site at Kocher Park in Bloomsburg. This project was made possible through a Bella Garzia Grant awarded by the Luzerne County Foundation, as well as grants from the Chesapeake Bay Commission and Foundation for the Pennsylvania Watersheds. A special thank you goes to all those who participated and the funders who made this project a success.


Pennsylvanians said providing more long distance trails and pathways would be among the most effective way to get them to achieve their health and fitness goals.

*2014-2019 Pennsylvania Outdoor Recreation Plan

SGP Thanks Volunteers

A Volunteer Recognition and Thank You Event was held on October 21, 2017, at the Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport, PA. Over 75 volunteers were invited including volunteer SGP Board members, committee members, community engagement volunteers, sojourn volunteers, rain garden volunteers, college interns, river town volunteers, and many others who have assisted SGP in carrying out our work and mission. A total of 19 volunteers were able to attend. A special thank you goes to Bullfrog Brewing for hosting.

Photo by Chuck Haupt


SGP’s River Towns Program works within communities throughout the Susquehanna Greenway to envision, prioritize, and implement community-led projects that reconnect their residents back to the Susquehanna River, create trails and river accesses, and interpret the community’s natural and cultural assets. Our vision is to connect these towns to the river and to each other through the Susquehanna Greenway.

Photo by Chris Cooley
Photo by Dan Vilello

Natural Assets Assessed in Key River Towns

Lock Haven, Jersey Shore, and Williamsport are important towns along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and are surrounded by beautiful forested landscapes. These landscapes and communities are rich in natural, recreational, and cultural assets. Together with a network of partners, SGP has been working towards identifying, enhancing, and leveraging those resources to enrich the communities today and into the future.

For the past two years, SGP has spearheaded an Asset-Based Economic and Entrepreneurial Development (ABED) project within these three West Branch communities. Supported by funding from DCNR and the Appalachian Regional Commission, the project centered around the goal of strengthening collaborative partnerships to grow and promote entrepreneurial and economic development in these river communities. Efforts centered around identifying areas where significant investments in recreational infrastructure have historically, or would if implemented, connect people to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River and surrounding landscapes.

As a part of this study, each community hosted a workshop to review the findings of the community assessments and user intercept surveys, prioritize action items, and identify implementation strategies. Participants included municipal leaders, community economic development entities, nonprofit organizations, and interested residents.

Items that were evaluated include improvements to the links between the natural and built resources in the communities (e.g. gateways, signage, safety, and parking), the presence of businesses, opportunities for events, and the quality of the built environment in downtowns and riverfronts. Gathered information was collated and utilized to draft an Action Plan.

Implementation of the plan’s action items will encourage sustainable economic use of each community’s natural resources, augment revenues of existing businesses, develop leaders, strengthen community capacity, diversify the economic base, and encourage participating communities to integrate the Susquehanna Greenway River Towns Program into their community planning efforts.

With the voices of each community working together, SGP looks forward to seeing the plan strengthen the communities’ connections to the river and each other through trail and economic development.
Athens Williamsport
Photo by Michelle Yost
Susquehanna Depot
Shore Bloomsburg Berwick
Falls Exeter Township

Renovo Update

Spearheaded with a $10,000 Peer Grant, the communities of Renovo, South Renovo, and Noyes Township are rediscovering what makes their communities unique. Together with Greenway Coordinator Alice Trowbridge, the Western Clinton County River Town team has been working this past year to outline what they value most about their community and identify ideas for improvement. Through their coordinated

efforts, the River Town Team has identified their surrounding natural environment, and the recreational opportunities it provides, as major assets to their residents. This recognition has resulted in several project ideas centered around embracing these resources including a conceptual plan for the redevelopment of Renovo’s riverfront. The plan was presented to local and regional organizations, and citizens.

Lewisburg River Town Team Receives Grant

The Lewisburg River Town Team was awarded grant funding through the Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to make modest improvements at the “gas property,” a.k.a. the public park/empty lot adjacent to the St. George Street Boat Ramp. Among other things, the group will be working on naming the park and putting up signage to enhance the user experience and assist the community in locating the park.

Photo by Hannah Frame

Four Join River Town Ranks

Over the course of the last year, four communities saw their efforts come to fruition when they received their official designations as Susquehanna Greenway River Towns. Congratulations to the West Branch city of Williamsport, PA, and to the North Branch communities of Falls, Exeter Township, and Danville. Their endeavors to revitalize and celebrate their connections to the river and the Susquehanna Greenway are admirable and worthy of recognition.

Jersey Shore Bike/Ped Audit

In coordination with the Middle Susquehanna Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, the community of Jersey Shore undertook an ambitious effort to conduct an audit of their bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Spurred by a Peer-to-Peer grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, as well as a Walk Works Grant from the Department of Health, Jersey Shore completed an Active Transportation Plan intended to raise awareness about the importance of bicycle and pedestrian friendly community design. The plan also identified priority projects for implementation within the community, recognized concerns for safe walking and biking, and set priorities to encourage active and healthy lifestyles.

Heart of Williamsport

2018 marked the 3rd year of SGP’s Heart of Williamsport (HOW) initiative. Some key accomplishments for team members have included a community celebration at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport featuring a volunteerproduced movie “From the Heart of Williamsport;” four community conversations at “Williamsport Wednesdays;” and an “Ideas to Action Summit” where 59 participants engaged in ‘monopoly-themed’ activities to ‘buy into’ ideas that will inform a final action plan for the city. The HOW project team has been supported by the Orton Family Foundation and the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, a Federal-State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Pictured: Danville River Town Designation


SGP is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the Susquehanna Greenway and its corridor of conserved lands, trails, and communities that run along the Susquehanna River within Pennsylvania. We could not, however, accomplish all of the great work within the Greenway without our valuable network of partners and local community organizations. Below are some outstanding examples of partner work accomplished over the past year.

Photo by Corinne Trively

Susquehanna Heritage: Canoemobile

In October 2018, Susquehanna Heritage partnered with Wilderness Inquiry to offer a Canoemobile program for approximately 380 fifth grade students from Lancaster and York counties. The students paddled the Susquehanna River in 24-foot Voyageur canoes, participated in field studies, and learned about science, history, geography, and culture.

In addition to instruction in canoeing and water safety, students engaged in hands-on activities to learn about the cultural and ecological heritage found in their hometown, including the historic significance of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. The program was made possible with funding and staff support from the Chesapeake Bay Office of the National Park Service and partnerships with the National Park Conservation Association, Pennsylvania State Parks, Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission, Chesapeake Conservancy, and Rotary Club of York-East.

Clinton County Rail Trail

In July 2018, Clinton County’s 11.5-mile Rail Trail system received a name: The Bald Eagle Valley Trail. The project is continuing to acquire funds for the next phases of development, with the ultimate goal of connecting the West Branch communities of Lock Haven, Castanea, McElhattan, Avis, and points in-between to the Lycoming County border and the Jersey Shore trailhead of the Pine Creek Rail Trail.

Williamsport Cleanup

Volunteers from across the greater Williamsport area joined forces in April 2018 for the inaugural Williamsport Cleanup Week—a week-long initiative dedicated to removing litter from valued sites across the city. Individuals and organizations, with planning assistance from SGP, STEP, and the City officials, removed over 1,245 pounds of trash from the streets, parks, and waterways of the greater Williamsport area over the course of the 8-day event. On the River Walk alone, SGP and Heart of Williamsport volunteers removed 260 pounds of trash in just under 2 hours.

Photo by Katherine DeSilva

Capital Area Greenbelt Expansion

During October 2018, state and local officials broke ground on an expansion of the Capital Area Greenbelt in Dauphin County. The connector trail will link Wildwood Park to Fort Hunter Park in Susquehanna Township, providing walkers, hikers, and bikers with a safe way to access the park. Completion of the project is expected in mid-2019. It is made possible by various funding sources, which added up to $7.5 million for trail improvements.

DCNR Grant Awards Announced

In November 2018, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced its grant awards for 2019. A total investment of $50 million went towards funding 280 projects across Pennsylvania including trail development, protection of open spaces, planting of riparian buffers, river conservation projects, projects for the maintenance of recreation, parks, conservation facilities, and much more. Thanks to these grants, we have some exciting work coming to the Greenway in 2019!

12th Annual River Symposium at Bucknell

More than 300 people, including students, faculty, scientists, engineers, policy-makers, consultants, and community members, participated in the twelfth annual Susquehanna River Symposium in November 2017 at Bucknell University. The two-day event featured a keynote address delivered by Mohawk spiritual leader Dr. Thomas Porter, and more than 80 research posters by students and faculty from 16 universities. This year’s theme was “The Spirit of Two Great Rivers: The Delaware and Susquehanna.”

Photo by Bucknell University

York County Land Preserved near Marietta

Last year, nearly 1,000 acres of woodland along the Susquehanna River near Marietta, PA was rescued from development by the Lancaster County Conservancy and its partners. These five tracts of land have been protected to form the Hellam Hills Nature Preserve, providing public access to the river, interior forest, vistas, ravines, meadows, and streams. The grand opening of the preserve is expected in Spring 2019.

Union County Trail Initiative

Union County Commissioners voted to increase the hotel tax in the county from 3% to 5% in an effort to establish a longterm investment in the future of bike and pedestrian trails in the county. Known as the Union County Trail Initiative, the effort would receive an estimated $125,000 annually to promote outdoor tourism and trail use, underwrite trail maintenance, and provide capital to invest in future trail expansion. Additionally, the initiative establishes a fivemember Union County Trail Authority to direct the continued implementation of the Trail Initiative.

Endless Mountains: North Branch Youth Sojourn

In the summer of 2018, Endless Mountains Heritage Region hosted a Youth Sojourn made possible by a grant from the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds & Rivers (POWR). A group of high school paddlers spent three days on the water for a 37-mile journey, learning about nature, environment, the Susquehanna River, fish, safety, and survival. The event, led by Keith Brown from Endless Mountains Outfitters (Sugar Run), also included two nights of camping along with dinner, camp fire stories, music, and fun—bringing in a total of 100 participants with 24 high school kids.

Middle Susquehanna Island Stewards

The Susquehanna River Trail Association (SRTA), through its dedicated group of volunteer island stewards, has continued to maintain its network of 23 campsites on 16 islands within the Middle Susquehanna Water Trail. The campsites are a wonderful attraction on the Middle Susquehanna, affording a comfortable respite on a multi-day trip or a picnic spot on a day paddle. 2018’s historic rainfall certainly had an adverse effect on the island campsites. Perusing the logbooks (that were not washed away by floodwaters), SRTA observed that the number of visitors to the island sites was down by about 50%. There will be more work than usual in Spring 2019 due to the high water including clearing debris from campsites and replacing logbooks, but this network of volunteers doesn’t shy away from the work. After the unfortunate cancellation of 2018’s joint SGP/SRTA Sojourn due to unsafe river levels, the two organizations will again partner in 2019 to bring this paddling event to the Middle Susquehanna, highlighting the River Town of Selinsgrove and visiting an island campsite.

Photo by Todd Smith
Photo by Ahmar Zaman


SGP Board of Directors

Jerry Walls, Chair

Matt McLaughlin, Vice Chair

Jason Fitzgerald, Treasurer

Sid Furst, Secretary

Mike Wiley

Timm Moyer

Bob Rolley

Erica Shames

Richard Koch

Linda Woodward

Remembering Meg Finn

The SGP is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of one of our valued board members and friends, Meg Finn. While Meg’s tenure with SGP was abridged, her strategic insight, commitment, and passion for making a positive difference in our Susquehanna communities will live on. She was a lover of the arts and a genuinely compassionate person. Her accomplishments were many, and her admirers and friends countless. Meg will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

SGP Staff Corey Ellison Executive Director Jenn Ulmer AmeriCorps Susquehanna Greenway & Trails Assistant Alana Jajko AmeriCorps Communications & Outreach Assistant Alice Trowbridge Greenway Coordinator & HOW Project Coordinator


Photo by Rita Kurtz


Individual Donors

Stephen Artman

Corey BeVier

Marilyn Bok

James and Cynthia Bower

Bob and Nancy Bowers

Kevin and Debra Boyd

Barry and Nancy Boyer

Michelle Brummer

Stephen and Laura Brown

Susan Browning

Loretta Coltrane

Patrick and Maureen Carey

Patricia Carothers

Sandra Costello

Gail Kulp

Melanie Cunningham

Michael and Marsha Cunningham

Walton G. Dahlander

Robert and Helen Dannecker

Kimberly Daubman

John K. Davis

John and Linda Dietrichson

Richard and Diane Digiacomo

Diane Donato

Jim and Sharin Dougherty

Peter and Mary Dubois

Thomas K. Edinger

Victor and Mary Engel

Wes Fahringer

Kathleen Farrell

Meg Finn

Reed Fisher

Jason Fitzgerald

Richard Fitzsimmons

Glen and Patricia Foster

Louise Fulmer

Sidney and Margaret Furst

Robert Allen Garrett

Steven Miller and Ellen Gauthier

William Gibson Jr.

Sylvia Gleason

William Goodenow

Gary and Ann Gregory

Mary Hague

Bill and Heather Haynos

Dan and Patti Hinkle

Michael and Carol Hubler

David and Theodora Jansky

Eric Johnson

Robert and Joan Johnston

William and Lois Jordan

Jennifer Joyce

Mike and Jill Komar

Leo and Rita Kopetz

Martha Lawrenz

Genevieve Lebert

Cynthia Lehman

Tali MacArthur

Bill and Sue Malone

Tim Marsh

Raymond And Dorothy Marshalek

Frederick And Josephine Maue

Jay and Ann McCormick

Jennifer and Scott McElwee

Matthew McLaughlin

Jack and Vicki Mihalik

Anthony and Rosalie Molinaro

Timm and Kristen Moyer

Heath and Jessica Oberlin

Mike Ochs

Sue O’Donnell

John and Marilyn Palmer

Robert and Ann Pappas

Judith Peeler

Frank Pellegrino

Ned Coates and Gayle Peters-Coates

Williams and Suzann Pharr

Michael Philbin

Andree Phillips

Jessica Raczkowski

John and Lana Raymond

Alfred and Ann Reeves

Joyce Rhodes

Dennis and Patricia Ringling

Jan Schaefer

Helen Schick

Paul D. Schmeck

Kathy Scullin

Erica Shames

Denise Skotedis

Marvin and Jean Staiman

David and Louisa Stone

Brian Thompson

Ellice Tomlinson

Francis Troutman

Rich and Alice Trowbridge

Gary Tuma

Priscilla Waggoner

John and Carol Wagner

Peter and Christine Wallace

Robert and Rose Ann Wallace

Jerry Walls

Ronnie Walls

Barbara Walzer

Marty and Cynthia Walzer

Susan Warner-Mills

James and Joette Wasser

Matthew and Janet Weir

Diane Whitaker

Kerry and Kathy Wilson

Mark and Suzanne Winkelman

Eric Winslow

Mary Woods

Linda Woodward

Alan and Tana Zeigler

Thomas and Beverly Zorn

Corporate Donors

C & E Containers

Canoe Susquehanna

Citizens’ Electric Company

Hope Enterprises

Larson Design Group

Lycoming College

Meixell-Diehl Insurance

Sunbury Generation, LP

UPMC Susquehanna Health

Woodlands Bank

Woolrich, Inc.

Civic Organizational Donors

Delta Kappa Gamma

Jersey Shore Area Lioness Club

Rauchtown-Nippenose Valley Lions Club

This project was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, using Environmental Stewardship Funds, under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.

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Printing Services provided by UPMC Susquehanna Health. Photo by Chuck Haupt