Upcoming Events

Volunteer for BirdSafe Pittsburgh's Fall Monitoring Season
WPC Family Activities at McConnells Mill Heritage Festival
Volunteers Needed At Property Along GAP Trail

 


 

Volunteer for BirdSafe Pittsburgh's Fall Monitoring Season
September-November

The BirdSafe Pittsburgh partnership is in need of volunteers to monitor their homes or other downtown routes for birds that may have collided with buildings windows. BirdSafe Pittsburgh seeks to protect birds by identifying problematic windows and providing solutions to make windows safer for birds.

To sign up for residential bird collision monitoring or route monitoring, please email birdsafepgh@gmail.com or call 412-622-5591.
 


 

WPC Family Activities at McConnells Mill Heritage Festival
September 24

Join WPC staff for a variety of nature-based children’s activities and hikes at the 24th Annual Heritage Festival at McConnells Mill State Park on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Along with enjoying the festival’s diverse vendors, tours of the historic gristmill and bluegrass music, you can visit WPC’s booth for free nature-focused and fun activities for your kids, like flowerpot painting and species show-and-tell, or join us for a family hike guided by a WPC scientist. Hikes will begin every two hours near the gristmill, beginning at 11 a.m.

Visit DCNR’s website to learn more about the McConnells Mill Heritage Festival. If you have questions about the Conservancy’s offered activities, please email info@paconserve.org or call 412-586-2328.

 


 

Volunteers Needed At Property Along GAP Trail
October 15

WPC land stewardship staff could use your help marking property boundaries at the beautiful Casselman River Conservation Area in Somerset County. Join us for a beautiful fall day outdoors on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. For more information or to register, please contact Andrew Zadnik, director of land stewardship, at 412-586-2318 or azadnik@paconserve.org.