Category Archives: News

Important information for our members and the community about EC and its partner organizations.


Sustainable Indiana County Summit IV

There are lots of exciting sessions scheduled for the next 5 weeks – please join us to learn about many different subjects. Summit IV Webinar Series of the Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force For the first time ever, the Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force will be holding a series of webinars […]


!Winter Salt Watch!

Salt indeed keeps us safe during our winter travels from walking to driving. However, it is a hazard to our stream’s health. Many freshwater bugs and fish are not able to survive the salty water and it is not always possible to filter out excess salt from drinking water. You can help by getting a […]


Bags to Benches

Currently, we have collected over 1,000 lbs of plastic. The 1st bench sponsored by Evergreen Conservancy was donated to Chevy Chase and the 2nd bench, sponsored by League of Women Voters in Indiana County, will be donated to the Indiana County Conservation District. We are continuing the 3rd round, sponsored by Evergreen Conservancy again. Keep […]


30 Million Solar Homes Vision

It’s not too late to join the more than 225 advocacy and business organizations to support the 30 Million Solar Homes vision.  We encourage additional organizations and elected officials to sign on and join the campaign, and we’ll be reaching out to all signers with more information and how to get involved. 30 Million Solar […]


Tanoma is part of the Indiana County WalkWorks

Tanoma Wetland Flyer_2021 Tanoma decathlon –  Indiana County Decathlon is a fun way to explore our county parks and discover other great places to be active by participating in active events. Go to this link for more information . Tanoma is also a self-guided walk in the Friends of the Parks 2021 brochure.  


Welcome to our new Board Member

Board Welcomes Newest Member The Board of Directors would like to welcome its newest member, Adriene Smochek, having been appointed in January of this year. Adriene is a Saint Francis University graduate with a degree in Organizational Leadership and Management Information Systems, bringing to the board a background in community relations, marketing and advertising, public […]


Tanoma given “Watershed Friendly Certification”

The Watershed-Friendly Property Certification recognizes landowners who incorporate best practices in managing and protecting water resources and provide habitat for wildlife and pollinators on their property. In addition, the certification recognizes landowners who make a commitment to minimize their potential impact on water quality by using less harmful chemicals and maintain good housekeeping of their […]