Restoration Tree Planting at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Plain Grove Fens Natural Area Stewardship Workday
Volunteers Needed at Carnegie Green Parking Lots Planting
Fall Member Hike at McConnells Mill State Park
Point State Park Bioswale Unveiling and Celebration
Volunteers Needed For TreeVitalize Pittsburgh Tree Plantings
Help Plant Trees For Ligonier
Toms Run Nature Reserve Stewardship Workday and Annual Potluck
Join WPC staff and volunteers from 12 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 15 to participate in planting 1,200 seedlings on a property that has been devastated by coal mining activities. WPC has partnered with the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden to reforest this area. This planting can accommodate individuals or large volunteer groups. Please contact Community Outreach Assistant Marah Vecenie for more information or to register today 412-586-2386 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join land stewardship staff on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Plain Grove Fens Natural Area in Lawrence County. Staff and volunteers will cut back invasive species, such as multiflora rose, which compete with the native trees and shrubs in the forest. For more information or to RSVP, contact Easement and Land Stewardship Coordinator Andrew Zadnik at 412-586-2318 or AZadnik@paconserve.org.
Join WPC staff on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to noon to plant native trees and shrubs in two recently completed green parking lots in Carnegie. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Carnegie Shade Tree Commission. For more information or to register to volunteer, please contact Community Outreach Assistant Marah Vecenie at 412-586-2386 or email@example.com.
WPC members are invited to join WPC naturalists as they lead a guided hike in the 2,546-acre McConnells Mill State Park. After the hike, enjoy the fall favorite of hot cider and snacks. Cost for this members-only hike is $5 per person. Advance registration is required via phone at 412-586-2340 or by registering online. Space is limited. Please register by Monday, October 12.
You’re invited to the Garden Club of Allegheny County’s centennial celebration in Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. Representatives from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and WPC will be on hand as the celebration kicks off with the unveiling of a new bioswale and educational signage throughout the park that will explain the benefits of green infrastructure, native plants and stormwater management.
This year’s TreeVitalize Pittsburgh plantings will take place in 10 Pittsburgh neighborhoods and 5 Allegheny County municipalities. Plantings begin on Oct. 24 and will occur each weekend through Nov. 21. View all planting dates.
With the help of the Borough of Ligonier and community volunteers, WPC will plant 30 native and locally-sourced trees in the business district and adjacent residential streets in Ligonier, PA. Contact Marah Vecenie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-586-2386 for more information on volunteering.
Join us for a year-end celebration of our stewardship volunteers with our annual potluck on Saturday, Nov. 21 in our Pittsburgh office. Come dressed for a hike - Toms Run Nature Reserve is just 15 minutes away. For more information or to RSVP, contact Easement and Land Stewardship Coordinator Andrew Zadnik at 412-586-2318 or AZadnik@paconserve.org.