Across the Poconos, clean streams and economic development successfully coexist in a region known for its natural beauty and booming tourism industry.

The Our Pocono Waters campaign is unifying our community while educating citizens, business leaders and local leaders about the importance of protecting “Exceptional Value” (EV) streams. 

While only 2% of Pennsylvania streams are classified “Exceptional Value,” 80% are located in the Poconos, primarily within Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties. This is why we need your support and action. Learn more about the Our Pocono Waters campaign

The historic waters of the Pocono Mountains are the lifeblood of our communities. When our clean streams are threatened, we need to let those in charge know we stand together and stand strong in support of these exceptional streams.

Share why you want Pocono Mountains region streams to remain exceptional.

Submit a video pledge, write a message, submit a photo. Tell us what you love about the waterways of the Poconos. Tell us what motivates your desire for Pocono waters to stay clean and protected, now and forever.

This year, we are asking you to pledge support by sharing your story of what exceptional Poconos streams mean to you.

Contribute Your Pocono Waters Story

More than 3,300 supporters signed our previous petition, urging their elected officials to support the Exceptional Value designation and protection of our highest-value streams.

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