Volunteers are needed to help plant WPC's 130 community flower gardens across the region. Garden plantings provide a great opportunity to get outside and beautify your neighborhood. View a full list of planting dates and locations. Contact Lynn McGuire-Olzak at LMcGuire-Olzak@paconserve.org or 412-586-2324 for more information or to register.
Several community flower gardens in Pittsburgh are in need of a volunteer garden steward. Each community garden requires a steward to weed, water and prune the garden during the growing season. Stewards are needed at community gardens in Larimer, North Side, Hill District, Moon Township and Squirrel Hill. To learn more about becoming a garden steward, please contact Lynn McGuire-Olzak at 412-586-2324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Conservancy owns and stewards more than 12,000 acres of land throughout Western Pennsylvania. You can help care for these natural areas by joining our monthly land stewardship workdays hosted at sites throughout the region. Typical volunteer activities include removing invasive plants, clearing and repairing hiking trails, and marking property boundaries. View a full list of stewardship workdays and register online.
Register your budding scientist for EYE Con, a four-day summer camp at Raccoon Creek State Park in Beaver County for high school students and graduating seniors. Students will conduct hands-on investigations with scientists and learn about conservation in a changing climate, all while hiking and exploring the outdoors. Space is limited, so register today.