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.
Buy your tickets online now to experience Fallingwater as the sun sets over Chestnut Ridge during the 22nd Annual Twilight Tour and Concert on Sat., Aug. 26 from 6:30-10 p.m. Sponsored by Huntington Bank, Twilight Tour offers guests a unique experience of Fallingwater during sunset, a catered picnic dinner under the stars and jazz in the meadow. For tickets or more information, please call Fallingwater Visitor Services at 724-329-8501 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can increase your support of the Conservancy by making a special gift during the Washington County Community Foundation’s Day of Giving on Sept. 12. Donations made to WPC through the Day of Giving will be increased by a percentage of a $100,000 bonus pool. Make your gift on September 12 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. by visiting WCCFgives.org.
Join WPC staff for a variety of free nature-based children’s activities and guided family hikes at the 25th Annual Heritage Festival at McConnells Mill State Park on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Activities include arts and crafts, wildlife and habitat games, and Fallingwater architecture games. At 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., join WPC scientists for one-hour, family-friendly interpretive nature hikes on McConnells Mill’s beautiful Kildoo Trail. You can register in advance for the hikes by calling Kaylee Horvat at 412-586-2356, but walk-ins are also welcome. Learn more about the Heritage Festival.
WPC is hosting a free showing of the powerful bird conservation documentary, The Messenger, followed by an interactive panel discussion with bird experts and conservation professionals. You’ll learn more about bird conservation across our region and how you can help birds and their habitats. This event is sponsored by the Allegheny Bird Conservation Alliance (ABCA), a strategic partnership among regional and national conservation organizations with a strong focus on the conservation of birds.
While the event is free, registration is required due to limited seating. If you would like to attend, please register early!