Walk to Whites Woods on Earth Day

Earth Day 2022 Walk TO White’s Woods
April 22, 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
START: WHEREVER YOU ARE! (or drive a little closer, if need be)
WALK: TO the 12th Street Entrance of the White’s Woods Nature Center
WHEN: Plan to arrive between 4:00-6:00 p.m.
WHY: To celebrate Earth Day and the contribution White’s Woods makes to our community to help mitigate the impact of climate change!
 The first 100 people who arrive can claim up to two oak seedlings (distributed courtesy of ONE MILLION TREES).
 Meet members of Friends of White’s Woods, the Evergreen Conservancy, the Federation of Democratic Women of Indiana County, the Western PA Conservancy, IUP Sustainability Studies, the League of Women Voters, Indiana Community Garden, the Humane Society, the Sierra Club, Keystone Progress, IUP Coalition for Christian Outreach, First Unitarian Universalist Church, and Indiana County WalkWorks at organization information tables.
 Celebrate Earth Day! There will be music and conversation!
For more information about the global celebration of Earth Day 2022, visit https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2022
Absorbs 200,000 gallons of stormwater run-off annually, Absorbs 1,102 tons of carbon annually, Removes 17,010 lbs. of pollutants (sulfur dioxide, particulate matter, etc.) annually, Helps mediate regional temperatures: The temperature difference between shaded and non-shaded ground can be as much as 36 degrees F, based on some studies, Now stores 27,688 tons of carbon (which would be released if timbered)