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Wolf Creek Narrows Workday Getaway

Looking for a good reason to get out of Pittsburgh? Meet us in Slippery Rock at WPC’s Wolf Creek Narrows Natural Area to help remove invasive plants and maintain the hiking trail. After you’ve expended some calories, refuel with local beer and food at nearby North Country Brew Pub. This event... Read More

Redbuds & Brews

Join us on the North Shore to help care for redbuds and other native trees planted in Pittsburgh’s North Shore Riverfront Park as part of The Pittsburgh Redbud Project. Afterwards, we’ll head to The Foundry for appetizers and drinks. Meet us at Pittsburgh's Northshore Riverfront Park at 5:00 p.m. to... Read More

Bulb and Tree Seedling Giveaway at Market Square Farmers Market

WPC will give away thousands of daffodil bulbs during the first Market Square Farmers Market on May 10 at 10 a.m. The Conservancy recycles bulbs that will be removed later this spring from Conservancy planters around Pittsburgh. WPC will also give away Eastern redbud tree seedlings as part of the... Read More

Bioswale Garden Planting & Happy Hour

Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy as we plant more than 13,000 perennials in our community flower garden this month at the corner of Centre and Herron avenues in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. You can help out by planting some of the thousands of flowers at the garden on April 25. After... Read More

Redbud Seedling Giveaway

Receive a free eastern redbud seedling to plant your yard from the Pittsburgh Redbud Project! We will give away seedlings on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Construction Junction, located at 214 N. Lexington Street in Pittsburgh. Registration is not required for this free event.

Members’ Day and Annual Meeting

Join us for our annual member “thank you” from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at The Barn at Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pa. Light breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Later, enjoy your own packed picnic or purchase a buffet lunch ($18/person, free for children 10 and... Read More

Bear Run Nature Reserve Hike and Fallingwater Tour

Join the Conservancy and Venture Outdoors on March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a 4-6-mile hike at Bear Run Nature Reserve in Fayette County. After the hike, participants will tour the nearby Frank Lloyd Wright house, Fallingwater. You can register for this event through Venture Outdoors. WPC... Read More

Volunteer for Land Stewardship

Do you enjoy hiking and getting outdoors?  Become a Land Stewardship Volunteer! WPC owns and cares for more than 12,000 acres of land free and open to the public for outdoor recreation.  Land Stewardship volunteers help keep these natural areas clean and safe. You can choose from a variety of... Read More

Volunteer to Plant Trees

Help plant trees along streets, trails, in parks and restoration areas throughout the region. Every spring and fall volunteers plant hundreds of trees around Western Pennsylvania. When you help plant trees, you help create a green and healthy region. You’ll also learn about different types of trees and tree care.... Read More

Become a WPC Ambassador

Do you like talking with people and helping them feel welcome?  Then become a WPC Ambassador!  After a brief training, you’ll work with WPC staff at events greeting people, handing out materials, water, and talking about WPC’s work. Choose from many locations and dates throughout the year. Ready to get... Read More