There are many different ways you can support the health of the Nine Mile Run Watershed. We encourage you to explore the tabs below to find the action items that best fit your interests. Whether you are a longtime, avid environmentalist, or someone who just wants to reduce their water usage, we have lots of steps that you can take at your own pace. If you have any questions about this list or new ideas add, be sure to let us know!

How YOU can help Nine Mile Run

  • Become an NMR member or give the gift of membership
  • Manage stormwater sustainably at your home or business with a rain barrel,  rain garden, or stormwater planter from our StormWorks team
  • Plant a tree, pick up litter, or celebrate our work at aNMR event
  • Buy a nifty NMR t-shirt
  • Choose NMR as the nonprofit of your choice for your Amazon account through Amazon Smile
  • Leave a review for us on our Great Nonprofits, Yelp, or Facebook profiles
  • Donate to the Nine Mile Run Fund at The Pittsburgh Foundation *
  • Include us in your estate planning *
  • Host a fundraiser to benefit NMR *
  • Ask your employer to consider sponsoring NMR *

* To get involved with any of these programs, please contact our Executive Director, Brenda Smith, at or (412) 371-8779 ext. 113.

  • Go for a walk or bike ride along Nine Mile Run! Bring a pet, a friend, or just your own two feet!
  • of the watershed
  • Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter
  • Follow NMR & StormWorks on Facebook. Share or comment on our posts, we’d love to hear from you!
  • Let us know if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas about our work!

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