Upcoming Events

2016 Members' Day and Annual Meeting, May 7

Redbud Tree Giveaways

Ligonier Tree Planting

Volunteers Needed For Community Garden Plantings

Manchester Tree Planting

Carnegie Tree Planting

Register Your Student For EYE Con

 


 

Redbud Tree Giveaways
April 16-May 12

You're invited to pick up a free tree sapling at several giveaway events across Pittsburgh through May 12 as part of the Pittsburgh Redbud Project. An initiative of the Conservancy and funded by Colcom Foundation, the Pittsburgh Redbud Project will plant hundreds of redbud and other trees along the riverfronts in downtown Pittsburgh. View tree giveaway dates and details.

 


 

Ligonier Tree Planting
April 30

Volunteers are needed to help WPC’s community forestry staff plant 35 new trees in Ligonier, Pa. on Saturday, April 30. The day will kick off at 9 a.m. at the Diamond for breakfast and a demonstration tree planting. The planting will end at noon with lunch. For more information or to RSVP, contact Community Outreach Assistant Marah Vecenie at 412-586-2386 or trees@paconserve.org.

 


  

Volunteers Needed For Community Garden Plantings
May 2-June 5

WPC is seeking volunteer assistance for its spring community garden plantings beginning in May. In particular, groups of 10-15 people are needed to plant our gardens located in Pittsburgh's North Side, Carnegie, Castle Shannon and Moon Township. A full list of garden planting dates can be found online, or contact WPC Volunteer Coordinator Lynn McGuire-Olzak at 412-586-2324 or gardens@paconserve.org for more information.

 




2016 Members' Day and Annual Meeting
May 7

Join us on Saturday, May 7 at the Barn at Fallingwater as we thank our members for their support. The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and continue with a variety of activities, including guided hikes for all ages, free tours of Fallingwater, lectures and informational sessions, shopping and more. Registration and lunch reservations are required by Monday, May 2, by calling 1-866-564-6972 or registering online.
 



Manchester Tree Planting

May 7

Volunteers are needed to help WPC’s community forestry staff plant 14 new street trees in Manchester on Saturday, May 7. Volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at Manchester Citizens Corp. offices, located at 1319 Allegheny Avenue in Pittsburgh. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, contact Community Outreach Assistant Marah Vecenie at 412-586-2386 or trees@paconserve.org.

 


 

Carnegie Tree Planting
May 14

Join WPC’s community forestry staff in Carnegie, Pa. on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the second and final installation of the green parking lots trees and perennials, in partnership with Carnegie Borough. Volunteers should meet at the Carnegie Coffee Company on East Main Street. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, contact Community Outreach Assistant Marah Vecenie at 412-586-2386 or trees@paconserve.org.

 


 

Register Your Student For EYE Con
June 20-23

Students entering 10th-12th grades are invited to “Experiencing Your Environment though Conservation” (EYE Con), a four-day day camp facilitated by WPC and the Jennings Environmental Education Center. This year’s camp, June 20-23, will focus on forest change, and students will work directly with professional scientists to design and conduct their own field experiments. Visit the EYE Con website today to learn more or register your student.