Upcoming Events

Bear Run Nature Reserve Workday – March 28

Earth Day Member Hike – April 22

Earth Day Happy Hour Fundraiser – April 22

Volunteers Needed for Earth Day Riparian Plantings – April 21 and 22

2015 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting – May 2

Groups Needed for Several Community Garden Plantings

Bear Run Nature Reserve Workday – April 18

 

Bear Run Nature Reserve Workday
March 28

Volunteers are needed for the first land stewardship workday of the year. WPC staff and volunteers will meet at Bear Run Nature Reserve, near Fallingwater in Fayette County, to conduct spring trail maintenance. Work will include brush clearing, water bar and other trail repairs and campsite cleanup, among other tasks.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Easement and Land Stewardship Coordinator Andrew Zadnik at 412-586-2318 or AZadnik@paconserve.org.
 


 

Earth Day Member Hike
April 22

WPC members are invited to join us for an Earth Day hike at 3:00 p.m. at Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area near Slippery Rock, Pa. Register here for the hike or contact Nicole Walsh, donor stewardship manager, at nwalsh@paconserve.org or 412-586-2322.
 



Earth Day Happy Hour Fundraiser
April 22

North Country Brewing Company in Slippery Rock, Pa. will host a special happy hour fundraiser from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the launch of Ryeparian Rye Pale Ale, a specialty beer crafted by North Country Brewing Company especially to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. This event is open to everyone. No registration is required.
 



Volunteers Needed for Two Earth Day Riparian Plantings
April 21 and 22

WPC watershed conservation staff needs 20 to 40 volunteers on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22 for stream bank tree plantings at Wolf Creek Narrows located in Butler County. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at 180 Miller Road in Slippery Rock. All plantings are rain or shine. Volunteers should plan on bringing their own food and drink.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Watershed Conservation Program Administrator Kelly Horrell at 724-471-7202 ext. 5100 or khorrell@paconserve.org.
 


  

2015 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting
May 2

WPC members are invited to the 2015 Members’ Day and Annual Meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at the Barn at Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pa. Members are welcome to enjoy a continental breakfast and lunch buffet, a variety of hikes, free tours of Fallingwater, information sessions and more.

Additional information and registration.
 



Groups Needed for Several Community Garden Plantings

Dates TBA

WPC is seeking volunteer assistance for its spring community garden plantings beginning in May. In particular, larger groups are needed to plant our gardens located at the Fort Pitt Tunnel, the Liberty Tunnel, Centre Avenue and Herron Avenue in the Hill District, Allegheny River Boulevard and Washington Boulevard in Highland Park and Mansfield Boulevard and Campbells Run Road in Carnegie.

If you or your group is interested in volunteering, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Lynn McGuire-Olzak at 412-586-2324 or gardens@paconserve.org for more information.
 



Bear Run Nature Reserve Workday
April 18

Join land stewardship staff and volunteers on Saturday, April 18 at Bear Run Nature Reserve, near Fallingwater in Fayette County, to treat hemlock wooly adelgid, an invasive species. For more information or to RSVP, contact Easement and Land Stewardship Coordinator Andrew Zadnik at 412-586-2318 or AZadnik@paconserve.org.