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Fallingwater Soirée

Spend a magical evening at Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece, Fallingwater, as the sun sets over the Laurel Highlands during the Fallingwater Soirée: An elegant evening of food and music inspired by nature on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 6-9:30 p.m. At this event, sponsored by Huntington Bank, treat yourself to music... Read More

“Is There Art in a Broomstick?”

Join Fallingwater for a free lecture called, “Is There Art in a Broomstick?” MoMA’s Mid-century Crusade for Good Design, on May 9 at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) in Pittsburgh (Oakland) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hear Juliet Kinchin, a curator at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, explore the changing... Read More

Attend EYE CON Institute Events

EYE CON (Experiencing Your Environment Through Conservation) EYE CON offers a fun, hands-on opportunity for high school students to experience conservation science while earning college credit. The Institute is led by biologists and educators from the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Natural Heritage Program, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources,... Read More

Volunteer to Plant a Garden

We invite you to be part of the more than 11,000 Western Pennsylvanians who help beautify our region by planting and tending to flower beds throughout from spring into the fall throughout the region. Our garden volunteers come from all walks of life and are of all ages. They may... Read More

“Hometown Habitat” Film Screening

Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy for a free screening of “Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home” on Thursday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. This film will invoke inspiration and share how you can create a habitat for wildlife and bring natural beauty to your home and community. After the... Read More

Help with Clerical or Office Work

Assist the Conservancy and learn more about our conservation and membership efforts. We need volunteers to help with recordkeeping and other administrative tasks at our Pittsburgh headquarters.  Located at 800 Waterfront Drive on Washington’s Landing (off 31st Street Bridge across the river from the Strip District), this location is accessible by... Read More

Volunteer at Fallingwater

From assisting visitors, to working at the café, or helping with archiving and clerical projects, there are many volunteer opportunities at Fallingwater. To find out more contact Marie Woof or visit the Volunteer Opportunities page at Fallingwater.org. For more information: Marie Woof 724-329-7826 mwoof@paconserve.org

Become a WPC Photographer

Take Photos or Capture Video as a WPC Photographer Are you a shutterbug? You can use your hobby as a way to volunteer! Photographers are needed to document newly protected properties, member outings and volunteer events such as garden or tree plantings. Volunteers are asked to use their own camera... Read More

A Walk in Penn’s Woods Hikes

Mark your calendar for Sunday, Oct. 7 to celebrate a Walk in Penn's Woods, a day on which Pennsylvanians can join dozens of guided hikes to celebrate Penn’s Woods! 1 to 3 p.m. Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area This guided hike will include a 1.5-mile loop through mature forest, wetlands... Read More

Land Access Innovations Training:
Affordable Farmland Protection Strategies

Land trust professionals, farmland preservation boards and other conservation professionals are invited to a one-day training session at the Mattress Factory on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The full-day training, provided by the National Young Farmers Coalition, will discuss the use of enhanced agricultural easements and shared-equity land... Read More