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Susquehanna River Branch up for award

Voting is now open to choose the 2023 Pennsylvania River of the Year.

The North Branch of the Susquehanna River, is up for the honor. The branch of the river runs through Northeast PA. It begins at the New York State line and ends in Sunbury.

The Conestoga River, Perkiomen Creek and Schuylkill River are also contestants.

Nominations were based on each waterway’s conservation needs and successes.

Voting is overseen by the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers in cooperation with the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Voting is opening until 5 p.m. on Jan. 14 by visiting pawatersheds.org and clicking on River of the Year.

The award has been presented annually since 1983.