Information about groups, municipalities and outdoor activities associated with the Little Sewickley Creek Watershed.

Note PA state designation for water quality of Little Sewickley Creek: High Quality – Trout stocking – fishery ( HQ-TS MF)  (second highest water quality classification by PA)

Groups with interests along Little Sewickley Creek and in the Watershed  

Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Association  (LSCWA)

Barbara Carrier, President
P.O. Box 183,  Leetsdale, PA  15056

Fern Hollow Nature Center  (FHNC)

Kara O’Neill, Environmental Educator
1901 Glen Mitchell Road, Sewickley, PA  15143

Sewickley  Heights Borough Park

Nathan Briggs
238 Country Club Road, Sewickley, PA  15143

Sewickley Shooting and Fishing Club  (SSFC)

Michael Tomana, President
Fern Hollow and Little Sewickley Creek Roads  Sewickley, PA  15132

Sewickley Hunt Club (SHC)

Doug Christy
857 Little Sewickley Creek Road,  Sewickley, PA  15143

Quaker Valley Recreation Authority (QVRA) Legacy Fields

Jeff Lipton, President
Camp Meeting & Fern Hollow Road
P.O. Box 388, Sewickley, PA  15143

Quaker Valley School District   (QVSD)

Dr. Tammy Andreyko, Superintendent
100 Leetsdale Industrial Drive,  Suite B,  Leetsdale, PA  15056

Sewickley Academy (SA)

Ashley Birtwell, Head of School
315 Academy Avenue,  Sewickley, PA  15143

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts

Allegheny County Conservation District (ACCD)

Amy Miller, Watershed Specialist
River Walk Corporate Centre,  33 Terminal Way, Suite 325B,  Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Allegheny Land Trust  (ALT)

Roy Kraynyk, Land Protection Director
416 Thorn Street Sewickley, PA 15143

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy  (WPC & WPC)                

Eric Chapman, Director of Aquatic Science
800 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA  15222

Watershed Conservation Program

1067 Philadelphia Street, Suite 101,  Indiana, PA

Programs utilizing  the Watershed and Little Sewickley Creek

Summer camps (for children ages 4 – 18)

Summer Discovery (LSCWA) at Walker Park and Fern Hollow Nature Center (FHNC)

Outdoor education for school groups  (FHNC and Nature Guides)

QV Creekers

Sewickley Academy Creek Club

Outdoor education for Quaker Valley area students

Stream sampling for water quality and biota (historical) (QV Up-the-Creek Gang)

Vernal breeding pond restoration  (LSCWA, FHNC, ACCD, and Bell Acres Borough)

Data collection activities


Hydrology Study

Slope Stability Study

Plant Catalog (Herbarium)

Water Quality Study


Water quality monitoring – with student participation

ALLARM (Alliance for Aquatic Resource  Management  with Dickinson College)

Data logger (with ACCD)

Fish and Amphibian counts (with FHNC, WPC and student participation)

Macroinvertebrate counts (with FHNC and student participation)

Campmeeting Woods Biological Diversity Area

Municipalities and parks within the Watershed

Edgeworth Borough

Walker Park

Morrow-Pontefract Park

Borough Manager: Martin McDaniel

Mayor: Wayne T. Murphy

Council President: Joseph T. Hoepp

Sewickley Heights Borough

Sewickley Heights Park

238 Country Club Road, Sewickley, PA

Borough Manager/Secretary/Zoning Officer: William P. Rohe

Mayor: John C. Oliver, III

Council President: S. Phil Hundley

Leetsdale Borough

Mayor: Peter A. Poninsky

Council President: Wesley James

Leet Township

Franklin Park Borough

Bell Acres Borough

Borough Manager: Charles Kulbacki

Mayor: Ron Besong

Council President: Dennis Young

Outdoor activities within the watershed

Fishing  Hunting, Hiking, Camping, Bicycling

Horseback Riding, Dog Walking, Picnicking, Stargazing

Bird Watching (bird counts with Audubon Society)

Last updated: March 27, 2022 at 10:18 am