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Community Meeting on French Creek Conservation Options

Community members and landowners in the French Creek Watershed in Erie, Crawford, Mercer and Venango counties are invited to attend a community meeting to discuss, learn and share information about conservation options for landowners in the watershed. Representatives from the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and French Creek Valley Conservancy will share... Read More

Community Meeting to Improve Trout Run

Landowners, residents and business owners within the Trout Run watershed are invited to attend a community meeting Nov. 4 to discuss the start of a study to improve water quality and soil health along Trout Run, an Erie County tributary within the French Creek watershed. Join is for this meeting... Read More

Volunteer to Plant Trees

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

Rooted: A Farm-to-Table Affair

Join the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Emerging Leaders Advisory Committee and James Beard Foundation semi-finalist chef, Kate Romane of black radish kitchen, for an entertaining evening celebrating fresh-harvested, local cuisine. Spend the evening enjoying live music, specialty cocktails, and a three-course meal prepared on site in black radish kitchen’s chic urban... Read More

CANCELLED: Uber Road Farm Tour and Potluck Dinner

UPDATE: This event is cancelled for Oct. 14. We apologize for any inconvenience and will share information about future events at Uber Road Farm via this website and on our social media platforms. Are you a farmer interested in leasing farmland? Join the Conservancy, PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture and... Read More

ADA-accessible Garden Ribbon Cutting

Join the Conservancy and The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 10-11:15 a.m. in Homewood at the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Bennett Street to commemorate the city’s second ADA-accessible community flower garden. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be followed by students from The Children’s Institute planting flowers. Financially... Read More

2019 Natural Areas Conference

We are pleased to co-host the 2019 Natural Areas Conference, At the Water's Edge - Managing our Land and Water in a Changing Landscape, in Pittsburgh Oct. 8-10. Workshops will address everything from pollinators to urban green infrastructure to wetlands conservation and more.

Volunteer at a Community Garden

Even flowers need to rest, and now that fall is almost here, it’s time to put our gardens to bed. We planted 2.26 acres of flowers around the region last spring, and we’ll need lots of volunteers to help us remove annuals and debris. The following community gardens are in... Read More

Trailblazing at Toms Run

Do you love hiking or taking a peaceful walk in the woods?  The Conservancy is excited to host volunteers to help build the trail that so many will enjoy! Join us at WPC's Toms Run Nature Reserve on September 21 to blaze the trail followed by a fun picnic. The... Read More

Toms Run Nature Reserve Hike

Join us at Toms Run Nature Reserve on Saturday, August 10 from 9 - 11 a.m. to learn about this 369-acre hidden gem of protected land nestled in the valley along Toms Run near Emsworth, Pa. and hear about our recent improvements to make it more welcoming to visitors. We... Read More