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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

Fall Members’ Hike

Moraine State Park 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join the Conservancy for a guided hike! Moraine State Park is geologically fascinating. This part of Pennsylvania was once covered by massive, mile-thick sheets of ice that formed its landscape. Join us on a hike led by Conservancy scientists at Moraine State Park... Read More

Everyone Should Garden Workshop

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Homewood Branch, Room 1 Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy for an in-depth look at its 30-year effort to beautify the county’s communities with colorful blooms through its many community flower gardens. Learn about the many benefits of gardening and how... Read More

Plant Flowers and Trees at
WPC’s ADA-Accessible Flower Garden

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. WPC’s ADA-Accessible Flower Garden in Shadyside Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and gardeners from The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh to help transition the ADA-accessible raised flower beds from summer blooms to fall mums, and also plant trees and shrubs. The Accessible Flower Garden is located... Read More

Garden Grooming at Library Park

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, Pa., 15106 The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is partnering with the Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall in the Borough of Carnegie to improve the grounds around the library, known as Library Park. Volunteers will... Read More

Clarion River Paddling Sojourn

2018 Wild & Scenic Clarion River Sojourn Join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act protecting America’s greatest river treasures. WPC and Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources are hosting a two-day canoe trip along 24 gorgeous miles of the Clarion River in... Read More