Are you, family members or friends looking for Earth Day activities? Look no more. You can celebrate Earth Day and help the environment with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy by planting trees, receiving free tree seedlings or signing up to plant a community garden.
Plant a beautiful, colorful redbud tree in your backyard this spring! In celebration of Earth Day, we’re giving away Eastern redbud tree seedlings on April 13 and 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Construction Junction in Pittsburgh’s East End. Learn more about this free giveaway.
- Volunteer to plant trees with our TreeVitalize Pittsburgh partnership in two Pittsburgh community neighborhoods at 9 a.m. Sign up to plant trees in Garfield or Lawrenceville!
- We’re also planting 25 trees at a new bioswale in Pittsburgh’s Hill District at 9 a.m. The 600-foot-long bioswale was installed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority in our community flower at the corner of Centre and Herron avenues. Register to plant trees in the Hill District.
Love gardening? Our 132 community flower gardens can use your help. Garden plantings begin on Saturday, April 21 and continue throughout May. View a list of all upcoming garden plantings and register to volunteer today! Want to provide sustaining support to a garden throughout the summer? You can volunteer to become a garden steward at a local garden.
Can’t join us for events on April 21? We’re recruiting volunteers to help us plant flowers at our garden in Pittsburgh’s Hill District on Wednesday, April 25. After the planting, volunteers are invited to a happy hour at The Porch in Oakland for free appetizers and discounted drinks until 8 p.m. Register for this volunteer planting and happy hour by April 18.