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 Point Breeze, Highland Park, Hill District, Beechview and Castle Shannon. To learn more about becoming a garden steward, please contact Lynn McGuire-Olzak at 412-586-2324 or email@example.com.
Learn about plans to transform South 21st Street with trees, grasses, bioswales and pedestrian improvements during a public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. hosted at The Brew House. WPC will present concept designs and seek feedback from you, your friends and neighbors to help inform the final design. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assist WPC staff with spring trail maintenance during the first stewardship workday of the year at Bear Run Nature Reserve in Fayette County. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. in the reserve's parking lot. To learn more or to register, please contact Andy Zadnik, director of land stewardship, at 412-586-2318 or email@example.com.
Join WPC staff at the beautiful Plain Grove Fens Natural Area in Lawrence County on Thursday, March 23 and March 30 at 10 a.m. Volunteers and staff will remove decking from two bridges, among other tasks to improve the natural area. To learn more or to register, please contact Andy Zadnik, director of land stewardship, at 412-586-2318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Venture Outdoors for a guided hiking trip through WPC's Bear Run Nature Reserve on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WPC staff will share Bear Run's history as Venture Outdoors leads this moderate hike. WPC members may sign up for the discounted rate of $8 by calling 412-255-0564. View full event details and register online with Venture Outdoors.
Register your budding scientist for EYE Con, a four-day summer camp at Jennings Environmental Education Center in Butler County for 10th through 12th grade students. 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.