Yearly Archives: 2023

A new Group in Town

Plant Patrol is a new all-volunteer group in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, dedicated to combat invasive weeds in our county’s public green spaces. They have organized volunteer work events in our county parks, Yellow Creek State Park and other local sites. Invasive plants are species that are growing outside their native range and that cause or […]

Save the Date! June 22nd Evergreen Conservancy Annual Meeting of Members and Friends

Evergreen Conservancy has scheduled their annual meeting of members and friends for Thursday June22 at 5:30 pm at the Tanoma Outdoor Education facility. This facility is located at the intersection of Tanoma and Rayne Church Roads, which are accessible from Routes 119 and 286. We’re happy to announce the return of the potluck picnic format! […]

FOP native plant sale going on now

Friends of the Parks is sponsoring our third annual native plant sale fundraiser in conjunction with Penguin Court, a preserve of the Brandywine Conservancy. The website to order plants is now open and orders can be placed until May 7, 2023. Plant pickup will be Saturday, May 13, 2023 and pickup times will be scheduled through […]

March 22nd is World Water Day

What is World Water Day? Every year, World Water Day (22 March) raises awareness and inspires action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis. It is a United Nations observance, coordinated by UN-Water and led by one or more UN-Water Members and Partners with a related mandate. The theme is proposed in advance by UN-Water […]

Outdoor recreation webinar planned 3-23-23

Friends of White’s Woods invites you to a ZOOM webinar presented by Dr. Nathan Reigner Pennsylvania’s Director of Outdoor Recreation, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, on Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.   Dr. Reigner, DCNR’s Director of Outdoor Recreation, will discuss the many benefits of outdoor recreation, why it is vital toPennsylvania’s future, and […]

Unplug for an hour on March 25th!

Every year, at 8:30 pm on the last Saturday of March, millions of people around the world show their support for our planet by coming together to take one iconic action—turning off their lights for one hour. This symbolic act raises awareness around nature loss and climate change and demonstrates a commitment to make healthier […]